Rita Martin was born.
Eric Ulrich was born.
1935- Bruno Hauptmann was found guilty of murder in the Lindbergh kidnapping case.
1960 - France set off its first atomic bomb.
Ginny Kuhn was born.
1929 - Members of Al Capone's gang killed rival gang members in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre.
1989 - Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa, calling for the death of Salman Rushdie, author of The Satanic Verses.
1965 - The Maple Leaf Flag officially became the new national flag of Canada.
Dina Hanning was born.
Metta Kaskel was born.
MaryGrace O’Malley was born.
1959 - Fidel Castro becomes the 16th Prime Minister of Cuba after overthrowing Fulgencio Batista.
1968 - The country's first 911 phone system went into service in Haleyville, Ala.
Genny Gallagher Wickman was born.
Steve Stathis was born.
1801 - The electoral tie between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr was broken by the House of Representatives who elected Jefferson president.
1962 - Beach Boys introduced a new musical style with their hit, "Surfin."
Eddy Pastore was born.
1885 - “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain was published.
1953 - First 3D film, "Bwana Devil," premieres in NYC.
Heather Leonard was born.
Jeannemarie Morris was born.
1878 - Thomas Edison patented the gramophone (phonograph).
1968 - The first nationwide broadcast of “Mister Rogers' Neighborhood” aired on PBS.BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS