The Month in History: February

The Month in History:  February

February 1, 1864: The 13th Amendment is passed 

February 4, 1938: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is released

February 6, 1971: Astronaut Alan Shepard hits three golf balls on the moon

February 6, 1926: The first Reader’s Digest is sold 

February 9, 1964: The Beatles appear on the Ed Sullivan show

February 13, 1866: Jesse James robs his first bank

February 18, 1979: An extremely rare snowfall happens in the Sahara Desert

February 23, 1836: The battle of the Alamo ends

February 21,  1931: The first bottle of Alka Seltzer is sold

February  28, 1872: Yellowstone becomes the first national park