20 February 2014

Today in History Blog

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Chocolate Decadence, World Class Vanilla, Chocolate Peanut Butter and Banana


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1792 US postal service created
1861 Dept of Navy of Confederacy forms
1864 Civil War battle of Olustee, Florida
1869 Tenn Gov W C Brownlow declares martial law in Ku Klux Klan crisis
1872 Metropolitan Museum of Art opens (NYC)
1873 U of Calif gets its 1st Med School (UC/SF)
1923 Christy Mathewson becomes pres of Boston Braves
1941 1st transport of Jews to concentration camps leave Plotsk Poland 
1941 Nazis order Polish Jews barred from using public transportation
1944 Batman & Robin comic strip premieres in newspapers
1952 1st black umpire in organized baseball certified (Emmett Ashford)



Births 
1902 Ansel Adams, photographer (1966 ASMP Award)
1924 Gloria Vanderbilt, don't my jeans look great (poor little rich girl) 
1924 Sidney Poitier, actor (Porgy & Bess, A Raisin in the Sun) or 1927 
1925 Robert Altman, Kansas City MO, director (Nashville, M*A*S*H)
1955 Kelsey Grammer, Virgin Islands, actor (Fraiser Crane-Cheers/Fraiser)
1967 Kurt Cobain, rock vocalist (Pearl Jam)/husband of Courtney Love
1927 Erma Bombeck, Dayton Ohio, humorist (Grass is Always Greener...)
1931 Larry Hagman, TV actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Dallas)
1934 Rue McClanahan, Healdton Okla, actress (Maude, Golden Girls)
1936 Barbara Jordan, Houston, Tx, (Rep-D-Tx, 1972-78)
1940 John Lewis, (Rep-D-Georgia)








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