This day in history - February 7

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This day in history - February 7.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, February 7, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on February 7 regarded events relating to the Bonfire of the Vanities, Ratification of the 11th Amendment to the United States Congress, Last of the New Madrid Earthquakes, Sinking of HMS Orpheus, Cripple Creek Miners Strike, Great Baltimore Fire, Release of Walt Disney's Pinocchio, Arrival of the Beatles in the United States, Decision by Russia's CPSU to Give Up it's Monopoly on Political Power and Signing of the Treaty of Maastricht. Many famous people were associated with these momentous events including Girolamo, Savonarola, John Adams, Susan Hough, Edward Wing, John Calderwood, Mark Kelly, John A. McKnew, Walt Disney, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Mikhail Gorbachev and John Major.

Bonfire of the Vanities - February 7, 1497: On this day in history, February 7, 1497, critical events took place today in Florence, Italy, regarding the Bonfire of the Vanities. The bonfire of the vanities occurred on February 7, 1497, when supporters of Girolamo Savonarola collected and burned items that might tempt people to be sinners. These included items such as mirrors, books, artworks, cosmetics and playing cards. Among his supporters was artist Sandro Botticelli. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 7, 1497 were Girolamo, Savonarola. Facts on this day in History February 7: Events on this day in history: Bonfire of the Vanities *** Date: February 7, 1497 *** Place: Florence, Italy *** Category: Religion *** Historical Period: 15th Century *** This day in history ***

Ratification of the 11th Amendment to the United States Congress - February 7, 1795: On this day in history, February 7, 1795, crucial events took place today in Philadelphia, USA, relating to the Ratification of the 11th Amendment to the United States Congress. The 11th Amendment to the United States Constitution applied from February 7, 1795, after twelve of the fifteen state legislatures had ratified it. The announcement that it had become part of the Constitution was made three years later by President John Adams. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 7, 1795 were John Adams. Facts on this day in History February 7: Events on this day in history: Ratification of the 11th Amendment to the United States Congress *** Date: February 7, 1795 *** Place: Philadelphia, USA *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Last of the New Madrid Earthquakes - February 7, 1812: On this day in history, February 7, 1812, important events took place today in Missouri, USA, in respect of the Last of the New Madrid Earthquakes. A series of earthquakes occurred in the new Madrid area of Missouri from December 16, 1811 to February 7, 1812. The last earthquake destroyed New Madrid and caused severe damage to houses in St. Louis. Seismologist Susan Hough from the United States Geological Survey has concluded that the magnitudes of these earthquakes would have been around 7. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 7, 1812 were Susan Hough. Facts on this day in History February 7: Events on this day in history: Last of the New Madrid Earthquakes *** Date: February 7, 1812 *** Place: Missouri, USA *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Sinking of HMS Orpheus - February 7, 1863: On this day in history, February 7, 1863, important events took place today in Auckland, New Zealand, surrounding the Sinking of HMS Orpheus. HMS Orpheus left Sydney on January 31, 1863, heading for Manukau Harbour, New Zealand. On her approach, her commander, Commodore W. Farquharson Burnett, insisted they use an out of date chart, even though an up to date pilotage guide was on board. This resulted in HMS Orpheus hitting a sandbar and sustaining considerable damage. After being swung around by the waves, she sank with the loss of 189 people, including Burnett. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 7, 1863 were Edward Wing. Facts on this day in History February 7: Events on this day in history: Sinking of HMS Orpheus *** Date: February 7, 1863 *** Place: Auckland, New Zealand *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Cripple Creek Miners Strike - February 7, 1894: On this day in history, February 7, 1894, momentous events took place today in Colorado, USA, with regard to the Cripple Creek Miners Strike. On February 7, 1894, John Calderwood organised a strike when the owners of the Cripple Creek mine attempted to force the miners to work an additional two hours a day for no more pay. After several months of bitter wrangling and violent confrontations, which included the state militia, the miners were successful in averting the changes. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 7, 1894 were John Calderwood. Facts on this day in History February 7: Events on this day in history: Cripple Creek Miners Strike *** Date: February 7, 1894 *** Place: Colorado, USA *** Category: Industry *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Great Baltimore Fire - February 7, 1904: On this day in history, February 7, 1904, critical events took place today in Maryland, USA, regarding the Great Baltimore Fire. The Great Baltimore Fire, which started on February 7, 1904, quickly spread and lasted for two days. Despite the help of more than 1,200 fire fighters from nearby towns and cities, the fire devastated more than 1,500 buildings in the centre of Baltimore. A major problem was the different fire hydrant and hose connections that each town was using. The incident led to an attempt to standardize these couplings. Several people died as a result of the fire including two fire fighters, Mark Kelly and Lieutenant John A. McKnew. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 7, 1904 were Mark Kelly, John A. McKnew. Facts on this day in History February 7: Events on this day in history: Great Baltimore Fire *** Date: February 7, 1904 *** Place: Maryland, USA *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Release of Walt Disney's Pinocchio - February 7, 1940: On this day in history, February 7, 1940, important events took place today in New York City, USA, surrounding the Release of Walt Disney's Pinocchio. Walt Disney's animated musical Pinocchio was released on February 7, 1940, by RKO Radio Pictures. Pinocchio was Disney's second full length animation and premiered at the Center Theatre, New York City. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 7, 1940 were Walt Disney. Facts on this day in History February 7: Events on this day in history: Release of Walt Disney's Pinocchio *** Date: February 7, 1940 *** Place: New York City, USA *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Arrival of the Beatles in the United States - February 7, 1964: On this day in history, February 7, 1964, important events took place today in New York, USA, surrounding the Arrival of the Beatles in the United States. On February 7, 1964, the Beatles (John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison & Ringo Starr) arrived in New York at the start of their first tour of the Unites States. They were met at New York's Kennedy Airport by approximately 3,000 screaming teenagers. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 7, 1964 were John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr. Facts on this day in History February 7: Events on this day in history: Arrival of the Beatles in the United States *** Date: February 7, 1964 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Decision by Russia's CPSU to Give Up it's Monopoly on Political Power - February 7, 1990: On this day in history, February 7, 1990, critical events took place today in Moscow, Russia, regarding the Decision by Russia's CPSU to Give Up it's Monopoly on Political Power. On February 7, 1990, During the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union accepted a recommendation, by Mikhail Gorbachev, that they give up their exclusive control on political power. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 7, 1990 were Mikhail Gorbachev. Facts on this day in History February 7: Events on this day in history: Decision by Russia's CPSU to Give Up it's Monopoly on Political Power *** Date: February 7, 1990 *** Place: Moscow, Russia *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Signing of the Treaty of Maastricht - February 7, 1992: On this day in history, February 7, 1992, important events took place today in Maastricht, Netherlands, in respect of the Signing of the Treaty of Maastricht. On February 7, 1992, the Maastricht Treaty was signed by the European Community members, including the United Kingdom whose Prime Minister at that time was John Major. The treaty led to the European Union and the introduction of the Euro. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: February 7, 1992 were John Major. Facts on this day in History February 7: Events on this day in history: Signing of the Treaty of Maastricht *** Date: February 7, 1992 *** Place: Maastricht, Netherlands *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

This day in history - February 7

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