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Top 10 Sayings of Biblical Mothers
I can’t understand why I flunked American history. When I was a kid there was so little of it.
The Feudal World: the rise of the Manurial System.
In which period of history did nerds rule the world?
Why did the Berlin Wall fall?




February 2018


This Day In History  
February 1, 2003: Columbia Space ShuttleFebruary 1, 1913: Formica PatentFebruary 1, 1893: 1st Motion Picture StudioFebruary 1, 1838: Propeller PatentFebruary 1, 1790: 1st Session of US Supreme CourtFebruary 2: CandlemasFebruary 2: World Wetlands DayFebruary 2, 1943: Battle of StalingradFebruary 2: Groundhog DayFebruary 2, 1887: 1st Groundhog DayFebruary 2, 1536: Buenos Aires FoundedFebruary 3, 1959: (d) Buddy Holly - The Day The Music DiedFebruary 3, 1948: Instant Photography PatentFebruary 3, 1865: Hampton Roads ConferenceFebruary 3, 1809: (b) MendelssohnFebruary 4, 2002: 1st Raisin Pay DayFebruary 4, 1974: Patty Hearst KidnappedFebruary 4, 1937: Polyurethane PatentFebruary 4, 1922: Ford buys LincolnFebruary 4, 1861: Apache WarsFebruary 5: Super Bowl 51February 5, 1922: 1st Reader’s DigestFebruary 5, 1922: 1st Steel-Framed Tennis RacquetFebruary 5, 1850: Mechanical Calculator With KeysFebruary 6: Waitangi Day (New Zealand)February 6, 1959: Microchip PatentFebruary 6, 1895: (b) Babe RuthFebruary 7: Weird Al Bonus DayFebruary 7, 2014: Sochi XXII Winter OlympicsFebruary 7, 1960: Dead Sea Scrolls FoundFebruary 7, 1956: Wankel Engine PatentFebruary 7, 1812: (b) Charles DickensFebruary 8: Chinese New Year - Year of the RamFebruary 8, 1952: Elizabeth as Queen of EnglandFebruary 8, 1910: Boy Scouts FoundedFebruary 8, 1904: Russo-Japanese WarFebruary 9, 1964: Beatles 1st Live U.S. TV Debut on Ed Sullivan ShowFebruary 9, 1963: 1st Boeing 747 Test FlightFebruary 9, 1895: Volleyball (Mintonette) InventedFebruary 10: Full Snow MoonFebruary 10, 1996: Kasparov’s 1st Game Against Deep BlueFebruary 10, 1763: Treaty of ParisFebruary 11, 1978: PWA Crash @ Cranbrook, B.C.February 11, 1847: (b) Thomas EdisonFebruary 11, 1752: 1st Hospital in U.S.February 12: SeptuagesimaFebruary 12, 1924: Rhapsody in BlueFebruary 12, 1915: (b) Lorne GreeneFebruary 12, 1809: (b) Abraham LincolnFebruary 12, 1809: (b) DarwinFebruary 13: Get a Different Name DayFebruary 13, 1915: ASCAP FoundedFebruary 13, 1633: Galileo’s Theory: Earth Revolves Around the SunFebruary 14: Valentine’s DayFebruary 14, 1946: ENIAC UnveiledFebruary 14, 1929: Saint Valentine’s Day MassacreFebruary 14, 1779: Captain James Cook Killed in HawaiiFebruary 14, 1477: 1st Valentine SentFebruary 15: Louis Riel DayFebruary 15, 2005: YouTube StartedFebruary 15, 1965: Red Maple Leaf Flag (Canada)February 15, 1903: 1st Teddy Bear SoldFebruary 15, 1895: 1st Hamburger Served in U.S.February 15, 1564: (b) GalileoFebruary 16: National Almond DayFebruary 16, 1937: Nylon PatentFebruary 16, 1932: 1st Fruit Tree PatentFebruary 16, 1924: King Tut’s Tomb OpenedFebruary 17: Sierpinski DayFebruary 17: Random Acts of Kindness DayFebruary 17, 1938: 1st Colour TVFebruary 17, 1904: Madame Butterfly PremiereFebruary 17, 1816: 1st Gas-Lit StreetFebruary 18: Thumb Appreciation DayFebruary 18, 1930: Pluto DiscoveredFebruary 18, 1678: Pilgrim’s ProgressFebruary 19: SexagesimaFebruary 19, 1945: Iwo JimaFebruary 19, 1878: Phonograph PatentFebruary 19, 1473: (b) CopernicusFebruary 20: Presidents’ Day (US)February 20: Islander DayFebruary 20: Love Your Pet DayFebruary 20: Cherry Pie DayFebruary 20, 1962: 1st American to Orbit EarthFebruary 20, 1872: Paper Bag PatentFebruary 20, 1792: Postal Service ActFebruary 21: Blackjack DayFebruary 21, 1973: Kunst Brothers DayFebruary 21, 1916: Battle of VerdunFebruary 21, 1878: 1st Telephone DirectoryFebruary 21, 1804: 1st LocomotiveFebruary 22: Desmond DayFebruary 22: World Thinking DayFebruary 22, 1959: 1st Daytona 500 RaceFebruary 22, 1857: (b) Lord Robert Baden-PowelleFebruary 22, 1732: (b) George Washington

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