Dates with Destiny - February
Special Historical Events are in Order below by Month, Day, Year.
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February Day Year Special Historic Events
 
1
1838
Undergroind Railroad was established
 
2
1653
New York City - Known First as Nieuw Amsterdam - was incorporated
 
3
1924
Death of Woodrow Wilson, 28th Ptrsident of the United States
 
4
1861
Confederate States of America Established
 
5
1778
South Carolina is First State to Ratify Ariticles of Confederation
 
6
1911
Birth of Ronald Reagan the 40th President of the United States
 
7
1945
MacAuthur Entered Manila. Opened Way to Rrgain Philippines
 
8
1820
Birth of  Civil War General Wm. T. Sherman
 
9
1763
U.S. Troops Invade Iwo Jima During WWII
 
10
1763
Treaty of Paris ended French and Indian War also know as Seven Years War
 
11
1973
First POWs Released by North Virtnam 1973
 
12
1809
Birth of Abraham Lincoln 16th President of United States
 
13
1855
Birth of First Lady Bess Truman
 
14
1912
Arizona Admitted to the Union  as 48th State
 
15
1898
Battleship USS is Maine Blown Up in Havana Harbor
 
16
1804
Lt. Stephen Decatur Set Fire to Captured USS Philadelphia in Tripoli Harbor
 
17
1621
Miles Standish Appointment as First Commander of Plymouth Colony
 
18
1862
Jefferson Davis Made Provisional President of the Confederacy - Not Elected by the People
 
19
1803
Ohio admitted to the Union
 
20
1962
John Glenn  Oribited  the Eatrh. in Mercury Capsule. United States First Manned Orbital Space Flight
 
21
1885
Washington Monument Dedicated - Washington, DC
 
22
1732
Birth of George Washington Our Nations First President
 
23
1836
Battle of the Alamo
 
24
1945
U.S. Military Lliberate the Philippines from Japan
 
25
1836
Samuel Colt receives a Patent on the Rrevolver He Invented )
 
26
1951
22nd Ammendment to the U.S. Constitution Radified. Restrics U.S. President ro Maximun 2 Terms.
 
27
1801
District of Columbia Placed Under the Jurisdiction of Congress
 
28
1854
Republician Party Formed in Ripon, Wisconsin
 
29
1904
President Theo. Roosevelt forms Panama Canal Commission.
 
 
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