1st February 1887
Hollywood, California becomes a registered town. 130 years.
1st February 1967
Vietnam War: Operation "Big Spring” begins. 50 years
4th February 1912
"The Bird man" Franz Reichelt attempts to fly off the Eiffel Tower. 105 years.
6th February 1952
George VI King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth, last Emperor of India and the first Head of the Commonwealth, died. 65 years
8th February 1587
Death of Mary, Queen of Scots. 430 years.
11th February 1847
Thomas Edison, American inventor and businessman, is born. 170 years.
12th February 1942
Grant Wood, American artist, dies. 75 years.
14th February 1912
First flight of Zeppelin LZ-11 Viktoria Luise with Ferdinand von Zeppelin present. 105 years.
17th February 1867
First ship passed through Suez Canal. 150 years.
18th February 1967
J. Robert Oppenheimer, American theoretical physicist responsible for the research and design the atomic bomb, died. 50 years
20th February 1902
Ansel Adams, American scenic photographer, is born. 115 years.
22 February 1967
Vietnam War: Operation " Junction”. 50 years
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