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February 15, 1910: Irena Sendler is born

February 13, 1917: Mata Hari gets arrested in Paris

February 12, 1947: Christian Dior reveals the “New Look”

February 11, 1943: Eisenhower promoted to four-star General of the US Army

February 10, 1940: ‘Tom And Jerry’ Debuts

February 9, 1943: Daylight Savings Time returns to the United States

February 8, 1952: Elizabeth II proclaimed official Queen of England

February 7, 1812: Lord Byron makes debut at House of Lords

February 6, 1788: Massachusetts signs the United States Constitution

February 5, 1958: A nuke goes missing in Georgia

February 4, 1861: The Confederate States of America formed

February 3, 1962: Kennedy announces expansion of the Cuban embargo

February 2, 1876: National League of Professional Baseball is founded

February 1, 1861: Texas secedes from the United States

January 31, 1874: Jesse James and the gang rob a Missouri train

January 30, 1969: The Beatles made the best out of a rooftop performance

January 29, 1980: The Rubik’s Cube makes its triumphant debut

January 28, 1813: Jane Austen publishes ‘Pride and Prejudice’

January 27, 1302: Dante is exiled from Florence

January 26, 1965: India declares Hindi as official language

January 25, 1881: Alexander Graham Bell forms Oriental Telephone Company with Thomas Edison

January 24, 1925: Alfred Hitchcock releases his first film

January 23, 1849: Elizabeth Blackwell becomes the first American woman to receive a medical degree

January 22, 1954: Audrey Hepburn receives Golden Globe for ‘Roman Holiday’

January 21, 1793: King Louis XVI is Executed by Guillotine

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