Monthly Archives: February 2014

It happened on this day…February 28

On this day in 1993 – A gun battle erupted at a compound near Waco, Texas, when Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agents tried to serve warrants on the cult called the Branch Davidians; a 51-day standoff began. Advertisements

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It happened on this day…February 27

On this day in 1974 – “People” magazine debuted.

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It happened on this day…February 26

On this day in 1933 – Ground was broken for the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.

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It happened on this day…February 25th

On this day in 1913 – The Sixteenth Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, authorizing the income tax, went into effect.

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It happened on this day…February 24

On this day in 1981 – Buckingham Palace announced the engagement of Britain’s Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer.

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It happened on this day…February 23

On this day in 2006 – The one billionth song was downloaded from the iTunes Music Store.   The iTunes Store, originally the iTunes Music Store, opened on April 28, 2003, and has been the biggest music vendor in the United States since April 2008,and … Continue reading

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It happened on this day…February 22nd

On this day in 1956 – Elvis Presley entered the music charts for the first time, with “Heartbreak Hotel.”

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