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United States: National Women's Heart Health Day
(Observed annually on February 1)
Women's Health The Heart Women's Heart Foundation
1915 Stanley Matthews (English Soccer Player) English Sports Figures Soccer
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1976 George Hoyt Whipple (New Hampshire-born 1934 Nobel Laureate for Physiology or Medicine) New Hampshire Scientists & Mathematicians Medical Research 1934 Nobel Laureate for Physiology or Medicine
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1814 The Philippines Mayon Volcano: 1,200 Die The Philippines Volcanos Death Thinkquest
1839 Lincoln Presents Petition Requesting Prohibition of Liquor Sales in Sangamon County, Illinois Sangamon County, Illinois Abraham Lincoln Drug and Substance Abuse Lincoln Logs
1914 Chicago White Sox and New York Giants Play an Exhibition Game in Egypt Egypt Major League Baseball USA Today
1944 7.4 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 2,800 in Turkey Turkey Earthquakes Death USGS
1950 Curly Lambeau Resigns as Head Coach of Green Bay Packers Green Bay, Wisconsins Pro Football Hall of Fame Green Bay Packers USA Today Wisconsin Historical Society
1956 American Men Sweep the Olympic Figure Skating Medals 1956 Winter Olympic Games USA Today
1968 Vince Lombardi Resigns as Head Coach of Green Bay Packers Pro Football Hall of Fame Green Bay Packers USA Today New York Times
Jeff Gillooly Pleads Guilty for Attacking Figure Skater Nancy Kerrigan Nancy Kerrigan Figure Skating Hall of Fame Crime Law & Legal Resources Washington Post

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