February 5th-This Day In History

posted by Harold Mann - 

February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 329 days remaining until the end of the year This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Friday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Wednesday or Thursday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Saturday (56).

+ 1917 – The Congress of the United States passes the Immigration Act of 1917 over President Woodrow Wilson's veto.

+ 1919 – Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and D. W. Griffith launch United Artists.

+ 1958 – A hydrogen bomb known as the Tybee Bomb is lost by the US Air Force off the coast of Savannah, Georgia, never to be recovered.

+ 1971 – Astronauts land on the moon in the Apollo 14 mission.

( Births )

+ 1934 – Hank Aaron, American baseball player

+ 1942 – Roger Staubach, American football player, sportscaster, and businessman

+ 1943 – Craig Morton, American football player and sportscaster

+ 1969 – Bobby Brown, American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actor

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