On This Day: February 03rd
This is 34th day of the year and 332 days remain in the year.
Johann Gutenberg, German printer and inventor, died.
The 15th Amendment (black suffrage) passed.
The 16th Amendment, establishing federal income tax, was ratified.
The U.S. broke off diplomatic relations with Germany.
Rock singers, Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and Big Bopper died in a plane crash.
Col. Eileen Collins became the first woman to pilot the space shuttle when the Discovery blasted off.
February 03 BirthdaysElizabeth Blackwell1821–1910, American Physician.
Joey Bishopcomedian, ator
Isla Fishercomedian, ator
Linda Wachnerindustry executive
J. Catherine Robertsscience teacher
Horace Greeleynewspaper editor and founder
Alvar Aaltoarchitect and furniture designer