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  1. On Sunday, February 7, 1932, US Adm. Harry E. Yarnell launched a successful surprise "attack" against Pearl Harbor using two aircraft carriers in a naval exercise. He "destroyed" every ship in port and every airfield nearby. The US made no effort to safeguard Hawaii from aircraft attack

  2. Tabasco became the thirteenth state in the United States of Mexico on February 7, 1824.

  3. He survived a duel for the position as senior brigadier general on February 7, 1837. He did not fire on Felix Huston, who assumed command after wounding Johnston in the pelvis.

  4. Mating takes place during February and March. Pregnancy lasts 63 days and female gives birth of 4 to 7 pups. Mortality rate in the wolf pack is high, 50% of babies can die due to different causes.

  5. Mississippi did not officially ratify the 13th amendment (abolition of slavery) until February 7, 2013.

  6. On February 7, 1812, a series of earthquakes near Missouri were so strong that they caused the Mississippi River to flow backwards for several hours.

  7. Mississippi officially abolished slavery on February 7, 2013 — almost 150 years after the Thirteenth Amendment was put into effect

  8. The world record for flight endurance was set in a Cessna 172 that took off on December 4, 1958 from Las Vegas, and then landed back at McCarran Airfield on February 7, 1959. The flight lasted 64 days, 22 hours, 19 minutes and 5 seconds.

  9. Tamaulipas became the fourteenth United Mexican State on February 7, 1824

  10. The longest continuous manned flight was achieved on February 7, 1959 when Robert Timm and John Cook flew for 64 days, 22 hours, 19 minutes and 5 seconds, traveling more than 150,000 miles around Las Vegas and refueling twice a day from a moving truck.

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The 2008 Georgia sugar refinery explosion was an industrial disaster that occurred on February 7, 2008 in Port Wentworth, Georgia, US. 14 people were killed and 40 injured when a dust explosion occurred at a sugar refinery. Some men had "no skin at all", others skin was "just dripping off them"

Following the Attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the government of Canada passed Order-in-Council P.C. no. 1486 on February 24, 1942, forcing Japanese-Canadians in British Columbia to either be deported back to Japan or sent to internment camps.

Mississippi Officially Abolishes Slavery, Ratifies 13th Amendment, on February 7, 2013

On February 14, 1929, 7 members of George “Bugs” Moran’s bootlegging gang were lined up against a wall and shot dead inside a garage. The only witness to the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre was a dog named Highball. He was never the same after the Massacre and had to be put down by police.