Above painting: Louis Jean Francois - Mars and Venus an Allegory of Peace
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Thursday, February 26, 2015

February 21st thru February 27th

What Happened this Week in History?
  • February 21, 1842- The sewing machine was patented by John J. Greenough
  • February 22, 1751- Edward Willet displayed the first trained monkey act in the US
  • February 23, 1896- The Tootsie Roll was invented
  • February 24, 1821- Mexico gains independence from Spain
  • February 25, 1859- First use of "insanity plea" to prove innocence
  • February 26, 1977- The Eagles' "Hotel California" was released
  • February 27, 1908- Star #46 was added to the US flag for Oklahoma


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