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« Javob #45 : 28 Iyun 2006, 05:12:03 »
February 15th in History
1804: New Jersey becomes last northern state to abolish slavery
1936: Hitler announces building of Volkswagen
1942: Singapore surrenders to Japanese forces
1971: Britain changes its currency to the decimal system
1974: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn arrives in Switzerland after being expelled from the USSR
1989: Soviet military occupation of Afghanistan ends


February 15th birthdays
1564: Galileo Galilei, Italian scientist and astronomer
1882: John Barrymore, American actor.
1931: Claire Bloom, English actress
1951: Jane Seymour, English actress
1954: Matt Groening, American cartoonist.
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« Javob #46 : 28 Iyun 2006, 05:12:18 »
February 16th in History
1913: President Taft agrees not to intervene in Mexican civil war
1937: Nylon is patented
1956: Britain abolishes the death penalty
1959: Fidel Castro becomes the President of Cuba, overthrowing Fulgenico Batista
1960: The nuclear powered submarine 'Triton' sets off on its round the world underwater voyage


February 16th birthdays
1834: Ernst Haeckel, German naturalist
1866: Johann Strauss, Austrian composer.
1920: Patti Andrews, Of the 'Andrews Sisters'
1926: John Schlesinger, American director
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« Javob #47 : 28 Iyun 2006, 05:12:26 »
February 17th in History
1864: First successful warship attack by a submarine during the American Civil War
1880: The Russian tsar survives an attempted bomb assassination
1883: Vacant/Engaged toilet door sign patented
1913: New York Armory Show introduces Picasso, Matisse, Duchamp to American public. The show is considered "shocking" and calls to close it are made
1933: US Senate accepts Blaine Act, ending prohibition
1972: The Volkswagen 'Beetle' becomes the most successful production model, selling over 15 million vehicles
1972: President Nixon leaves Washington DC for communist China
1972: The House of Commons votes in favour of Britain joining the Common Market


February 17th birthdays
1766: Thomas Malthus, English economist
1924: Margaret Truman, American writer.
1929: Yasser Arafat, Palestinian leader and Nobel Prize winner
1934: Alan Bates, English actor
1934: Barry Humphries, Australian actor
1954: Rene Russo, American actress.
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« Javob #48 : 28 Iyun 2006, 05:12:34 »
February 18th in History
1841: First continuous filibuster in US Senate began, lasting until March 11
1915: During World War 1, Germany blockades Britain with submarines
1921: British troops occupy Dublin, Ireland
1930: Pluto discovered by Clyde Tombaugh
1965: Gambia gains independence
1972: A report suggested that alcohol abuse was the nation's biggest problem


February 18th birthdays
1517: Mary Tudor, Daughter of Henry VIII
1745: Alessandro Volta, Italian scientist
1838: Ernst Mach, British Physicist, after whom Mach speed numbers are named
1896: Andre Breton, French poet.
1931: Toni Morrison, American writer.
1942: Milos Forman, Czech director.
1954: John Travolta, American actor
1959: Greta Scacchi, American actress
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« Javob #49 : 28 Iyun 2006, 05:12:42 »
February 19th in History
1878: Thomas Edison patents the phonograph
1906: William Kellogg founds his breakfast cereal company
1976: Iceland breaks off diplomatic relations with Britain over the 'cod war'
1992: North and South Korea officially end their 40 year confrontation


February 19th birthdays
1473: Nicolaus Copernicus, Polish astronomer
1743: Luigi Boccherini, Italian composer and cellist
1924: Lee Marvin, American actor
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« Javob #50 : 28 Iyun 2006, 05:12:51 »
February 20th in History
1811: Austria declares itself bankrupt
1962: John Glenn, the American astronaut, orbits the Earth three times
1986: The Channel Tunnel project was given the official go ahead
1991: Slovenia dissolves all its links with the former Yugoslavia


February 20th birthdays
1694: Voltaire, French writer and scientist
1898: Enzo Ferrari, Italian car manufacturer
1904: Alexei Kosygin, Former Prime Minister of the USSR
1925: Robert Altman American director
1927: Sidney Poitier, American actor and director
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« Javob #51 : 28 Iyun 2006, 05:13:03 »
February 21st in History
1804: The first ever steam train to run on rails is demonstrated by Richard Trevithick
1960: Cuban leader Fidel Castro nationalizes all businesses in Cuba
1972: US President Richard Nixon goes to China, to help improve relations


February 21st birthdays
1907: W.H Auden, English poet
1924: Robert Mugabe,, First Prime Minister of Zimbabwe
1934: Nina Simone, American singer
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« Javob #52 : 28 Iyun 2006, 05:13:11 »
February 22nd in History
1879: Frank Woolworth opens his first 'Woolworths' store in Utica, New York state
1980: Martial Law declared in Kabul by Soviet occupation forces
1982: Britain and US sent ships to Persian Gulf following Iranian offensive
1991: Iraq begins setting fire to Kuwait's oil installations
1994: Iraq begins flooding its southern marshes to destroy the Shia Muslims living there


February 22nd birthdays
1732: George Washington, First President of United States
1857: Robert Baden-Powell, Founder of the Boy Scout movement
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« Javob #53 : 28 Iyun 2006, 05:13:18 »
February 23rd in History
1836: The siege at the Alamo, Texas, begins - only six people survived
1919: Italian Fascist Party founded by Benito Mussolini
1970: Guyana gains independence
1981: Spanish army officers attempt a coup in the Spanish Parliament
1991: Military seize power in Thailand


February 23rd birthdays
1633: Samuel Pepys, British Diarist
1685: Geroge Frederic Handel, German composer
1883: Victor Flemming, American director
1940: Peter Fonda, American actor
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February 24th in History
1938: Nylon's first commercial use, in toothbrush bristles
1946: Juan Peron elected as the President of Argentina
1968: Discovery of the first pulsar in space
1969: Mariner 6, first spacecraft to fly by Mars, launched
1991: In its first free elections since the collapse of communism, Lithuania rejects the Communist Party


February 24th birthdays
1786: Wilhelm Grimm, Author of fairy tales
1885: Chester Nimitz, United States navy admiral
1932: Michel Legrand, French film composer
1955: Alain Prost, French Formula 1 racing driver
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February 25th in History
1939: The first 'Anderson' air raid shelters are erected, in London
1976: India announces plans to take action against parents who had more than two children
1986: President Marcos of the Philipines escapes to the United States
1990: Nationwide pro-democracy marches in the Soviet Union
1993: South Korea elects its first civilian President for 23 years


February 25th birthdays
1841: Pierre-Auguste Renoir, French artist
1873: Enrico Caruso, Italian operatic tenor
1917: Anthony Burgess, English novelist
1937: Tom Courtenay, Actor
1941: David Puttnam, English film producer
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February 26th in History
1797: First ever pound note issued by the Bank of England
1815: Napoleon Bonaparte escapes from exile on the Island of Elba
1936: Volkswagen Beetle car launched by Adolf Hitler
1991: During the Gulf War, Kuwait City is liberated and Iraq begins its withdrawl
1993: Terrorist bomb explosion under the World Trade Center, New York


February 26th birthdays
1802: Victor Hugo, French novelist and playwright
1846: William Cody, 'Buffalo Bill', the American showman
1928: Fats Domino, American singer
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February 27th in History
1879: Two American chemists announce the discovery of saccharin
1933: German parliament building (Reichstag) destroyed by fire
1948: The Communist Party takes control in Czechoslovakia
1991: An allied ceasefire in the Gulf War begins, Iraqi forces withdraw from Kuwait.


February 27th birthdays
1807: Henry Longfellow, American poet
1902: John Steinbeck, American writer
1930: Joanne Woodward, British actress
1932: Elizabeth Taylor, American actress
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« Javob #58 : 28 Iyun 2006, 05:14:05 »
February 28th in History
1066: Westminster Abbey opens
1759: Pope Clement XIII grants permission for the Bible to be translated into the languages of the Roman Catholic states
1827: First US railroad chartered to carry passengers and freight, the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, is incorporated
1854: The Republican Party is formally organized
1912: First ever parachute jump from an airplane
1948: The last British troops leave India
1959: The first polar orbiting satellite, Discoverer 1, launched
1971: Women refused the right to vote in Lichtenstein elections
1972: President Richard Nixon wraps up his historic trip to China
1974: The United States and Egypt re-establish diplomatic relations after a seven-year break
1986: Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme is shot to death
1991: The Gulf War ends as Iraq orders its army to stop fighting


February 28th birthdays
1533: Michele de Montaigne, French philosopher
1893: Ben Hecht, American writer
1895: Marcel Pagnol, French writer
1909: Linus Pauling, American chemist and physicist
1909: Stephen Spender, English poet
1910: Vincente Minelli, Italian director
1915: Sir Peter Medawar, English immunologist
1917: John B Connally, Texas Governor who was shot with JFK
1923: Charles Durning, Actor
1929: Frank O. Gehry, American architect
1931: Dean Smith, Coach, UNC Chapel Hill Tar Heels (1976-1997)
1939: Tommy Tune, Tony Award-winning dancer and actor
1940: Mario Andretti, Race-car driver
1944: Bernadette Peters, Actress
1962: Rae Dawn Chong, Actress
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February 29th in History
1904: Theodore Roosevelt, appoints 7 man committee to study Panama Canal
1956: Pakistan becomes an Islamic republic


February 29th birthdays
1736: Ann Lee, Founder of the American Society of Shakers
1736: Gioacchino Rossini, Italian operatic composer
1792: John Holland, American inventor of the submarine
1904: Jimmy Dorsey, US bandleader
1940: Mario Andretti, Italian racing driver
1952: Tim Powers, American writer
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