24th February 1955
The big freeze across Britain, resulting in more than 70 roads being closed down. 65 years.
26th February 1935
Robert Watson-Watt carries out a demonstration near Daventry which leads directly to the development of RADAR. 85 years.
27th February 2015
Leonard Nimoy, American actor best known for his role as Spock of the Star Trek franchise, dies aged 83. 5 years.
28th February 1820
Sir John Tenniel, English graphic humorist, political cartoonist and famous for the illustrations of Alice in Wonderland, was born. 200 years.
28th February 1975
A major tube train crash at Moorgate station, London kills 43 people. 45 years.

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