On This Day in History for February 7 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 126 of 126

  • 1985 Marshall U's Bruce Morris scores a basket from 92'5"
  • 1986 US female Figure Skating championship won by Debi Thomas

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1986 Haiti's President-for-Life Jean-Claude Duvalier flees to France: Henri Namphy becomes leader of Haiti

President of Haiti Jean-Claude Duvalier
President of Haiti
Jean-Claude Duvalier

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

1986 Corazon Aquino defeats incumbent Filipino dictator Ferdinand Marcos but fraudulent returns gave the election to Marcos

10th President of the Philippines Ferdinand Marcos
10th President of the Philippines
Ferdinand Marcos
11th President of the Philippines Corazon Aquino
11th President of the Philippines
Corazon Aquino
  • 1987 "Ronnies Rap" by Ron & DC Crew peaks at #93
  • 1987 US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano
  • 1987 Police in South Korea make hundreds of arrests during protest demonstrations, the country's biggest for 6 years, after a student died in custody
  • 1990 Karachi police kill 22 anti-nationalistic demonstrators
  • 1990 USSR Communist party agrees to allow opposition political parties
  • 1990 Lisa Leslie of Morningside HS in Inglewood California scores 101 in 1st half, South Torrance HS decides not to play 2nd half & loses 102-24
  • 1991 Jean-Bertrand Aristide sworn in as Haiti's 1st elected president
  • 1991 The IRA launches a mortar attack on 10 Downing Street during a cabinet meeting.
  • 1992 Eueopean Union becomes official under Maastricht treaties

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1994 Howard Stern stops a would-be jumper on the George Washington Bridge

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern
  • 1994 Jim Nabors undergoes a liver transplant
  • 1997 US & Russia announce summit set for Helsinki, March 20-21
  • 1999 Crown Prince Abdullah becomes the King of Jordan on the death of his father, King Hussein.
  • 2000 Bahria University is established through Presidential Ordinance No. V of 2000 by the Government of Pakistan.
  • 2001 51st Berlin International Film Festival: "Intimacy" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2005 Britain's Ellen MacArthur becomes the fastest person to sail solo around the world
  • 2008 58th Berlin International Film Festival: "Elite Squad" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2009 Bushfires in Victoria left 173 dead in the worst natural disaster in Australia's history.
  • 2013 Eugène Delacroix's painting Liberty Leading the People is vandalized at the Louvre-Lens museum
  • 2013 Azerbaijan launches its first satellite, Azerspace-1
  • 2013 63rd Berlin International Film Festival: "Child's Pose" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2014 German treasurer Helmut Linssen resigns amid a scandal involving offshore banking accounts in the Bahamas and Panama

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