Above painting: Louis Jean Francois - Mars and Venus an Allegory of Peace


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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

February 14th thru February 20th

What Happened this Week in History?
  • February 14, 1929- Sir Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin
  • February 15, 1879-A bill was signed by President Hayes allowing female lawyers to argue cases before the Supreme Court
  • February 16, 1914-First airplane flight from LA to SF
  • February 17, 1817-Baltimore is the first city to lit by gas
  • February 18, 2001-Dale Earnhardt died in crash during the Daytona 500
  • February 19, 1985-Cherry coke was introduced by the Coca-Cola Company
  • February 20, 1997-Named after the rock group Phish, Ben and Jerry's introduce their new ice cream flavor Phish Food.

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