Events that happened in February - Can you name the year?
Will and Guy have a surprise - there are no jokes
on this page, just a challenge to you - can you name the year?
30 events happened in February - But in which year?
The values in brackets is the leeway that
I give you.
Example: 1904 Russo (Russian) - Japanese War starts. (10 years)
Exact Answer 1904, leeway 1894-1914.
- 1902 China's empress Tzu-hsi ends practice of women binding their feet. (50
- 1948 Ceylon, now Sri Lanka, declares independence from UK. (30 Years)
- 1922 The first Reader's Digest magazine is published. (20 Years)
- 1935 The first Monopoly board game sold. (10 Years)
- 1983 Shergar the racehorse is kidnapped. (5 Years)
- 1895 Volleyball invented by W Morgan. (25 Years)
- 1840 Queen Victoria marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. (10 Years)
- 1916 Conscription begins in Britain. (20 Years)
- 1945 Yalta Agreement signed by Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin. (5 Years)
- 1709 Alexander Selkirk [Robinson Crusoe] rescued from Juan Fernandez. (50 Years)
- 1929 Chicago Valentine's Day Massacre Chicago (5 Years)
- 1924 Thomas Watson forms IBM Corporation (20 Years)
- 1959 Barbie Doll goes on sale. (5 Years)
- 1867 The first ship sails through Suez Canal (30 Years)
- 1564 Michelangelo dies in Rome. (50 Years)
- 1864 Mark Twain publishes, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. (30 Years)
- 1930 Pluto, the ninth planet, is discovered by Clyde Tombaugh. (20 Years)
- 1906 William Kellogg founds the breakfast cereal company of the same name. (40
- 1472 Orkney and Shetland annexed to the crown of Scotland. (100 Years)
- 1947 Edwin Land demonstrates the Polaroid camera (25 Years)
- 1931 Alka Seltzer introduced (20 Years)
- 1879 Frank Woolworth opens his first ' Woolworths' store New York state. (30
- 1907 Cabs with taxi meters begin operating in London. (20 Years)
- 1455 Gutenberg prints the first Bible. (75 Years)
- 1836 The siege of the Alamo began (40 Years)
- 1821 Mexico declares its independence from Spain. (60 Years)
- 1924 The trial of Adolf Hitler and General Ludendorff begins in Munich (10
- 1997 Divorces become legal in Ireland. (30 Years)
- 1066 Westminster Abbey Opens (200 Years)
- 1784 John Wesley charters Methodist Church (40 Years)
Bonus Which date in February are these?
Day 14th February
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