Sunday, February 19, 2012
FEB 16th THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Famous Quote Said On February 16
No terms except an unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. (To General S.B. Buckner)
Ulysses S. Grant, 1862
Feb 16 Birthdays
Feb 16 In History
Longest-running prime-time game show, "What's My Line" begins on CBS
American forces recapture Bataan, in the Phillippines
US Federal Crop Insurance program authorized
Wallace H. Carothers patents nylon.
Ben Franklin publishes "The General Magazine and Historical Chronicle"
This Day in Business
Borders bookstore files for bankruptcy, announcing low in-store sales as a reason for the unfortunate news.
This Day in Entertainment
Lance Armstrong, professional cyclist & cancer survivor, retires from cycling competition.
This Day in Geography
Shortly after Russian Revolution, Lithuania declares independence.
This Day in Sports
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is forced to cancel the 2004 - 2005 season due to a lockout.
February 16th Holiday
Restoration of Lithuania's Statehood Day - Celebrates Lithuania gaining independence in 1918
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