Fascinating Facts about February

Created Sunday, 18 January 2009 16:30
Fascinating Facts about February

  • New York City’s Grand Central Terminal opened on February 1, 1913.
  • Frank Sinatra debuted with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra on February 2, 1940.
  • The Beatles made their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show on February 9, 1964.
  • The IBM supercomputer Deep Blue defeated Garry Kasparov for the first time on February 10, 1996.
  • Nelson Mandela was freed on February 11, 1990.
  • The last original Peanuts comic strip appeared on February 13, 2000, one day after Charles M. Schulz died.
  • YouTube was launched on February 15, 2005.
  • The first telephone book was issued in New Haven, Connecticut, on February 21, 1878.
  • National Public Radio was founded on February 24, 1970.
  • People magazine was first published on February 27, 1974.

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