Sunday, February 19, 2012
FEB 18th THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Famous Quote Said On February 18
I'm retired 99.9%. Of course, there always is that .1%.
Michael Jordan, 1999
Feb 18 Birthdays
Helen Gurley Brown
Louis Comfort Tiffany
Feb 18 In History
US President Nixon launches "Nixon-doctrine", also known as the "Guam doctrine", which advocated partnership with allies.
"Chicago Seven" students found not guilty of conspiring to incite riots (verdict later overturned)
The first Church of Scientology is established in Los Angeles, California, by its founder L. Ron Hubbard.
Joseph Goebbels delivers his "Sportpalast" speech, also known as the "Total War" speech, which mentioned the dangers facing Germany.
Pluto, the ninth planet of our solar system, is discovered by Clyde Tombaugh. Pluto has been reclassified, losing its 'planetary' status.
This Day in Business
Airmail is delivered for the first time by Henri Pequet in Allahabad, British India.
This Day in Entertainment
Mark Twain publishes his controversial book "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."
This Day in Geography
An atmospheric phenomenon occurs when snow falls in the Sahara dessert.
This Day in Sports
Car racing tragedy: on final lap of the Daytona 500, Dale Earnhardt Sr. is killed in car crash.
February 18th Holiday
Independence Day (Gambia) - Celebrates Gambia gaining independence from the United Kingdom in 1965
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