February 7. A pretty serious yawner.
1807. The Battle of Eylau begins. A battle between Russian and Prussian forces against Napoleon, the result of the battle is inconclusive, the first check against the Grand Armee which had previously crushed all opponents.
1904. A fire in Baltimore, Maryland, destroys over 1500 buildings in just 30 hours.
1962. America bans all imports/exports from/to Cuba, causing mass depression among serious cigar smokers.
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