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They were refused service, but did not leave. Instead, they waited all day. The scene was repeated over the next few days, with protests spreading to other southern states, resulting in the eventual arrest of over 1, persons for participating in sit-ins.
February 1, - Sixteen minutes before it was scheduled to land, the Space Shuttle Columbia broke apart in flight over west Texas, killing all seven crew members. The accident may have resulted from damage caused during liftoff when a piece of insulating foam from the external fuel tank broke off, piercing a hole in the shuttle's left wing that allowed hot gases to penetrate the wing upon re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere.
This was the second space shuttle lost in flight. In JanuaryChallenger exploded during liftoff. Birthday - Hattie Caraway the first woman elected to the U. Senate, was born in Bakersville, Tennessee.
Her husband became the U. Following his death inshe filled the remainder of his term, then was elected herself, serving a total of 14 years. February 2 February 2, - The war between the U.
The treaty was ratified on March 10, The meeting was unsuccessful as President Lincoln insisted there could be no armistice until the Confederates acknowledged Federal authority. The Confederates wanted an armistice first. Thus the Civil War continued. February 3, - The 15th Amendment to the U. Constitution was ratified, guaranteeing the right of citizens to vote, regardless of race, color, or previous condition of servitude.
February 3, - The 16th Amendment to the U.
Constitution was ratified, granting Congress the authority to collect income taxes. February 3, - An extraordinary act of heroism occurred in the icy waters off Greenland after the U. Army transport ship Dorchester was hit by a German torpedo and began to sink rapidly.
When it became apparent there were not enough life jackets, four U. Army chaplains on board removed theirs, handed them to frightened young soldiers, and chose to go down with the ship while praying.
Birthday - The first female physician in the U.
As a girl, her family moved to New York State. She then established a hospital in New York City run by an all-female staff.
She was also active in training women to be nurses for service in the American Civil War. Best known for depicting ordinary scenes from small town American life for the covers of Saturday Evening Post magazine.
Army for raiding a ranch. Cochise then escaped and declared war, beginning the period known as the Apache Wars, which lasted 25 years. He served in the American Revolution, building the first fortifications at West Point.
He then returned to Poland and fought against a Russian invasion. He made the first non-stop solo flight from New York to Paris, May February 5, - The new constitution of Mexico, allowing for sweeping social changes, was adopted.
February 6 February 6, - Massachusetts became the sixth state to ratify the new U. Constitution, by a vote of to February 6, - The 20th Amendment to the U. It set the date for the Presidential Inauguration as January 20th, instead of the old date of March 4th.
It also sets January 3rd as the official opening date of Congress. Her actual coronation took place on June 2, February Festival Fun. Everyone’s a little more lovey-dovey in February. After all, it’s the month of Valentine’s Day.
A pink and red aisle pops up at the grocery store and the price for a dozen roses is outrageous. Wisconsin Events. You’ll experience Gemütlichkeit—a feeling of friendship, warmth and good cheer—at any of the thousands of events around Wisconsin this year.
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Holiday Craft Fair of Washington County. Whatever your passion, Florida has something for you. Here are just some of the major events scheduled this month in the Sunshine State. . What's on From cutting edge cultural festivals and world-class sporting events to country fairs and farmers markets, there's always something on in Tasmania View all events Featured 24 / November Farmgate Festival.
Family Events Winter Wonderland at Falls Park pm, Tue. Nov. 20th Falls Park Nov Feb.
11, , in the Madsen/Nelson/Elmen Galleries. Read More. Refine By. Category Arts/Culture Craft/Antique Shows Family Events Festivals General Museums/Exhibits Music/Concerts Sports Theater/Film Tradeshows Workshops/Seminars. San Francisco has something for everyone.
Foodies should grab a burrito in the Mission and hit up Farmers Market at the Ferry Building. Shop shoes and boutiques in Hayes Valley. Get outside and stroll Golden Gate Park, say "Hi" to the Bison (seriously). See the city from the water by taking a ferry or catamaran under the bridge.
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