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This Day in History for February 17, 2017

On this day in history, the world faced a bunch of challenges, dramatically crucial twists or glimmers of hope: In 1979, China invaded Vietnam. The...
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This Day in History for February 16, 2017

600 On this day in history, Pope Gregory the Great decreed “God bless you” is the right response to a sneeze. 1486 On this day in history,...
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This Day in History for February 15, 2017

399 BC - Socrates' Sentence Legendary Greek philosopher, and one of the creators of the basics of the European thinking, was sentenced to death on...
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This Day in History for February 14, 2017

February 14 is renowned as Valentine’s Day or rather the day set aside for commemorating Saint Valentine, and for celebrating love and affection. The...
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This Day in History for February 13, 2017

Every day on the calendar has something happen of historical significance. Feb. 13 has its share of historical moments. Some are inspirational, some are...
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This Day in History for February 12, 2017

1809 On this day in history the great Abraham Lincoln was born. 1899 Snow started falling on this day in history, 1899. Washington D.C. had over twenty...
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This Day in History for February 11, 2017

Every day in the calendar year can lay claim to a historical event. In that spirit, Feb. 11 is no different than any other...
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This Day in History for February 10, 2017

1535: This day goes down history for being the day that 12 Anabaptists ran across the streets of Amsterdam wearing no clothes. It was...
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This Day in History for February 9, 2017

Sylmar Earthquake On this day in history, Feb. 9, 1971, there was an earthquake at San Fernando that breached a part of the San Fernando...
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This Day in History for February 8, 2017

February the 8th, like any other day, has seen plenty of events throughout the years. Some are more memorable than others, but it's still...