This Day in History :: 05 February
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05 February 1944 : 358 RAF-bombers attack Stettin
05 February 1943 : Amsterdam resistance group CS-6 shoots Nazi General Seyffardt
05 February 1943 : Clandestine Radio Atlantiksender, Germany, 1st transmission
05 February 1942 : "Woman of the Year, " starring Hepburn and Tracy opens at Radio City
05 February 1942 : Braves get Tommy Holmes from Yanks for Buddy Hassett and Gene Moore
05 February 1941 : Dutch Premier De Geer returns from Lisbon to the Netherlands
05 February 1940 : Gen Winckelman replaces General Reijnders as Dutch Supreme Commander
05 February 1940 : Glenn Miller and his Orchestra record "Tuxedo Junction"
05 February 1938 : Hans Engnestangen skates world record 500m (41.8 seconds)
05 February 1937 : 1st Charlie Chaplin talkie, "Modern Times, " released
05 February 1937 : FDR proposes enlarging Supreme Court, "court packing" plan failed
05 February 1936 : National Wildlife Federation forms
05 February 1933 : Marinus van der Lubbe passes Dutch / German boundary
05 February 1931 : Maxine Dunlap becomes 1st US women to earn a glider pilot license
05 February 1930 : 5th Aliyah to Israel begins









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