Historical Events for February 1912

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2nd - Frederick R Law, parachutes from Statue of Liberty (stunt for Pathe)
7th - 2nd Dutch 11 city skate (Coen de Koenig wins (11:40)
8th - 1st eastbound US transcontinental flight lands in Jacksonville, Fla
8th - British Emissary journeys to Berlin to suggest that Britain might support German colonial aspirations in Africa if Germany agrees to hold her current naval strength
9th - US Tennis Association amends rule taking bye away from defending champion
10th - Hobbs & Rhodes make 323 cricket opening stand v Aust at MCG
12th - China adopts Gregorian calendar
12th - Last Ch'ing (Manchu) emperor of China, Hsuan T'ung, abdicates
13th - England regains the Ashes
14th - 1st US submarines with diesel engines commissioned, Groton, Ct
14th - Arizona was admitted to the Union as the 48th state
15th - Fram reaches latitude 78° 41' S, farthest south ever by ship
16th - VSV soccer team forms in Ijmuiden
20th - Argentina beat the MCC in their inaugural cricket 1st-class fixture
22nd - J Vedrines makes 1st airplane flight over 100 mph-161.29 kph
25th - Marie-Adélaïde, the eldest of six daughters of Guillaume IV, becomes the first reigning Grand Duchess of Luxembourg.
26th - Coal miners strike in Britain (settle on 1st March)
27th - Lord Kitchener opens Khartoum-El Obeid (Nyala) railway
28th - Victor Trumper's last Test Cricket innings c Woolley b Barnes 50

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