Wednesday, February 8, 2012
FEB 5th THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Famous Quote Said On February 5
We are the ones we have been waiting for.
Barack Obama, 2008
Feb 5 Birthdays
Jennifer Jason Leigh
Henry Hank Aaron
Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Feb 5 In History
Tybee Hydrogen Bomb (undetonated) is lost off the coast of Georgia.
Royal Greenwich Observatory broadcasts first hourly Greenwich Mean Time signals.
The Congress of the United States passes the Immigration Act of 1917 over President Woodrow Wilson's veto.
American occupation of Cuba ends
The Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia, opens to the public.
This Day in Business
Film studio United Artists Corporation is formed - by Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and D.W. Griffith
This Day in Entertainment
The first Reader's Digest magazine is published by DeWitt and Lila Wallace.
This Day in Geography
Phoenix, Arizona - one of the largest populated cities in America, is incorporated.
This Day in Sports
The one and only Sugar Ray Leonard beats Luis Vega in his 1st ever professional boxing match.
National Weatherperson's Day - Recognizes those in the fields of meteorology, forecasting and broadcast meteorology.
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