Sunday, February 27, 2011

Tidbits from the Past

Some happenings from history for the week of February 27--March 5
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28 The Salem Witch Hunts begin. (1692)
28 The final episode of M.A.S.H. is aired. (1983)

1 Yellowstone becomes the U.S.'s first national park. (1872)
2 Texas declared its independence from Mexico (1836).
2 Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scores 100 points in a basketball game. (1962)
3 The Star Spangled Banner becomes the National Anthem(1931)
4 The Constitution of the United States of America goes into effect. (1789)
4 Mrs. Charles Fahning of Buffalo N.Y. is recognized as the first woman to bowl a perfect 300 game. (1930)
5 The Boston Massacre occurred. (1770)

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