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Events, February 20th

1839 – The U.S. Congress prohibited dueling in the District of Columbia. 1872 – Luther Crowell received a patent for a machine that manufactured paper bags. 1872 – The Metropolitan Museum of Art opened in New York City. 1872 –

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Events, February 19th

1878 – Thomas Alva Edison patented the phonograph. 1942 – U.S. President Roosevelt signed an executive order giving the military the authority to relocate and intern Japanese-Americans. 1945 – During World War II, about 30,000 U.S. Marines landed on Iwo

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Events Mentioned 7 am To 10 am and Ongoing Events

7 am: · Jewel Radio’s 11th Annual Ladies Getaway this year sponsored by Ashley Homestore Ottawa is now over 75% SOLD– Don’t wait to reserve your spot! · Save the date: Friday April 12 – Sunday April 14 at Fairmont

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Famous Birthdays, Events, February 16th

Born February 16th: Singer and politician Sonny Bono (multiple Primetime Emmy and multiple Grammy nominee, of Sonny and Cher fame)… born this date 1935… he died of injuries following a skiing accident in 1998 Actor Barry Primus (known for the

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Events Mentioned Saturday 9 am to 2 pm and Upcoming Events

9am: Collingwood Winter Market, Now Until End Of February – Every Saturday · There is a Winter Market happening every Saturday, from 10 am to 1 pm, at the Trinity United Church, 140 Maple Street, Collingwood · Shop local food

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Events, February 15th

1758 – Mustard was advertised for the first time in America. 1764 – The city of St. Louis was established. 1842 – Adhesive postage stamps were used for the first time by the City Dispatch Post (Office) in New York

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Events, February 14th

1778 – The Stars and Stripes was carried to a foreign port, in France, for the first time. It was aboard the American ship Ranger. 1803 – Moses Coates received a patent for the apple parer. 1876 – Alexander Graham

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Events, February 13th

1542 – Catherine Howard was executed for adultery. She was the fifth wife of England’s King Henry VIII. 1914 – The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (known as ASCAP) was formed in New York City. The society was

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Events, February 12th

1554 – Lady Jane Grey was beheaded after being charged with treason. She had claimed the throne of England for only nine days. (1986 film ‘Lady Jane’ with Helena Bonham Carter and Cary Elwes) 1870 – In the Utah Territory,

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Events, February 11th

1808 – Judge Jesse Fell experimented by burning anthracite coal to keep his house warm. He successfully showed how clean the coal burned and how cheaply it could be used as a heating fuel. 1847 Thomas Alva Edison , inventor

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Famous Birthdays and Events, February 9th

Born February 9th: Singer, songwriter Barry Mann (Best Music/Original Score Oscar and Golden Globe nominee, Grammy winner, part of a successful songwriting partnership with his wife, Cynthia Weil… co-writer of the single “Who Put the Bomp” and “You’ve Lost That

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Events Mentioned Saturday, 9 am To 2 pm and Ongoing Events

9 am: Collingwood Winter Market, Now Until End Of February – Every Saturday · There is a Winter Market happening every Saturday, from 10am to 1pm, at the Trinity United Church, 140 Maple Street, Collingwood · Shop local food producers,

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Events, February 8th

1861 – The Confederate States of America was formed. 1910 – William D. Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America. 1952 – Queen Elizabeth II ascended to the British throne. Her father, George VI, had died on February 6th. (Image:

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Events, February 7th

Blacksmith, manufacturer John Deere, born this date, 1804 Writer, social critic Charles Dickens, born this date, 1812 1882 – The last bareknuckle fight for the heavyweight boxing championship took place in Mississippi City. 1893 – Elisha Gray patented a machine

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Events, February 6th

1900 – The Holland Senate ratified the 1899 peace conference decree that created in international arbitration court at The Hague. 1911 – The first old-age home for pioneers opened in Prescott, Arizona. 1932 – Dog sled racing happened for the

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