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Old 02-09-2009, 07:29 AM   #163
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Originally Posted by Amnorix View Post
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.
If you're going to do something of special historical significance, do it on February 7 so your chance of being highlighted as the "most significant" for years to come on lists like these is maximized.
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