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Today's Events

  • Valentine's Day
  • Oregon admitted as 33rd State
  • Alexander Graham Bell files application for patent on the telephone
  • Arizona becomes 48th state
  • USSR adopts New Style (Gregorian) calendar
  • Skeezix of "Gasoline Alley" discovered on Wallet's doorstep
  • St Valentine's Day Massacre in Chicago - 7 gangsters killed
  • Karl Jansky - discoverer of cosmic radio sources - dies
  • Sen John Kennedy appears on Meet the Press
  • Element 103 - lawrencium - 1st produced in Berkeley California
  • Mrs Kennedy gives TV audience a tour of the White House
  • John & Yoko guest host Mike Douglas Show for the entire week
  • USSR launches Luna 20; unmanned probe soft-lands on moon - returns
  • US launches Solar Maximum Mission Observatory to study solar flares

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