I just got my power back on from our Ice storm in Austin! The last 24 hours has been something!
Its fun to look back over the years and see the significance of certain dates. Here's a few to check out!
u 2009: Eric Holder is sworn in Feb. 3 as the first Black attorney general.
u 2004: The social networking site Facebook is launched Feb. 4.
u 2003: U.S. space shuttle Columbia explodes Feb. 1 on re-entry. Seven aboard perish.
u 1990: On Jan. 31, the first McDonald's restaurant in Moscow, Russia, opens its doors.
u 1960: On Feb. 1, four Black students protest a segregated North Carolina lunch counter.
u 1948: On Jan. 30, Indian spiritual leader Mahatma Gandhi is assassinated.
u 1938: The play "Our Town" by Thornton Wilder opens Feb. 4 in New York City.
u 1887: Punxsutawney, PA, celebrates its first Groundhog Day Feb. 2.
u 1847: On Jan. 30, the town of Yerba Buena, CA, is renamed San Francisco.
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