Birthdays/Anniversaries

RSS Today in History

  • Today in History for 20th February 2017
    Historical Events 1839 - Congress prohibits dueling in District of Columbia 1864 - Civil War battle of Olustee, Florida 1909 - Publication of the Futurist Manifesto in the French journal Le Figaro. 1931 - Congress allows California to build Oakland-Bay Bridge 2001 - The United States Supreme Court declines to consider an appeal by five […]

RSS Famous Birthdays

  • Famous Birthdays for 20th February 2017
    1911 - Robert Guyn McBride, composer (Mexican Rhapsody), born in Tucson, Arizona 1913 - Jozef Kresanek, composer 1930 - Bill Walker, British MP 1940 - Barbara Laine Ellis, singer 1945 - Alan Hull, singer/composer 1949 - Eddie Hemmings, cricket off-spinner (immense England) 1961 - Claudia Cummins, Clintwood Va, 4th of 5 siblings born on 2/20 […]