Historical Events for 3rd February 2023

1930 – William Howard Taft resigns as US chief justice for health reasons
1945 – Walt Disney’s “3 Caballeros” released
1964 – French sisters Marielle Goitschel (gold) and Christine Goitschel (silver) repeat (in reverse order) their top-2 finish in the slalom 2 days earlier, in the giant slalom at the Innsbruck Winter Olympics
1974 – “Pajama Game” closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 65 performances
1975 – Billy Herman, Earl Averill, and Bucky Harris elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1976 – 26th NBA All-Star Game, Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pa: East beats West, 123-109; MVP: Dave Bing, Washington Bullets, PG
1980 – 30th NBA All-Star Game, Capital Centre, Landover, Md: East beats West, 144-136 (OT); MVP: George Gervin, San Antonio Spurs, SF
1989 – Baseball’s National League announces Yanks’ broadcaster Bill White will its 1st African American President
1997 – Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Detroit MI on WKRK 97.1 FM
1999 – In Jammu and Kashmir the political party Democratic Janata Dal (Jammu and Kashmir) is revived.

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