This was 45th day of the year and 320 days remained in the year.
The League of Women Voters was founded.
Members of Al Capone's gang killed rival gang members in the St. Valentine's Day massacre.
The Kansas Board of Education reversed its 1999 ruling and restored evolution to the state's science curriculum.
Dolly the sheep, the first cloned mammal, was euthanized because of incurable lung cancer.
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