Breeze-Courier | Taylorville, IL
weather sponsored by
Breeze-Courier




Advanced Search
search sponsored by


LOGIN | SUBSCRIBE






home : columns : world almanac February 6, 2016

   
2/19/2014 9:32:00 AM
World Almanac for February 19, 2014

Today is the 50th day of 2014 and the 61st day of winter.
 
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1807, former U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr was arrested for treason.
In 1878, Thomas Edison received a patent for the phonograph.
In 1963, Betty Friedan's "The Feminine Mystique" was published, sparking a new wave of feminism in the United States.
In 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, allowing the internment of Japanese-Americans.
In 1945, about 30,000 U.S. Marines landed on Iwo Jima.
 
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543), astronomer; Lee Marvin (1924-1987), actor; John Frankenheimer (1930-2002), director; Smokey Robinson (1940- ), singer; Amy Tan (1952- ), author; Jeff Daniels (1955- ), actor; Ray Winstone (1957- ), actor; Seal (1963- ), singer-songwriter; Benicio Del Toro (1967- ), actor; Jeff Kinney (1971- ), cartoonist/children's author.
 
TODAY'S FACT: The hottest planet in the solar system is Venus, with an average surface temperature of 867 degrees F.
 
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1995, Sterling Marlin became the first person in a decade to win back-to-back Daytona 500s.
 
TODAY'S QUOTE: " As soon as people see my face on a movie screen, they knew two things: first, I'm not going to get the girl, and second, I'll get a cheap funeral before the picture is over." -- Lee Marvin
 
TODAY'S NUMBER: 33,000 -- number of Japanese-Americans who served in the U.S. military in World War II.
 
TODAY'S MOON: Between full moon (Feb. 14) and last quarter moon (Feb. 22).


Anderson Jewelers




Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

If you are looking for the SPEAK OUT submission form, you can find it by clicking here: Speak Out Form


Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

NOTE: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number and email address will not be displayed or shared.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   












Trinity Dodge Fixed

Larry's Service Center
NewsWebPagesOpinionPeopleObituariesAg & BusinessSportsContact Us
Subscriptions | Username & Password Reminder | Change Password | Life

Breeze-Courier & Printing | 212 S Main St. Taylorville, IL 62568 | (217) 824-2233 |
website@breezecourier.com

© Copyright 2014 Breeze-Courier & Printing. All Rights Reserved.
Original content may not be reprinted or distributed without the written permission of Breeze-Courier & Printing.

Software © 1998-2016 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved