United States Historical Events in February

United States Historical Events is a daily guide to the important events that shaped America to what it is today. This is a compilation of significant events for the month of February including the birth and death of famous Americans as well as laws promulgated by authorities. The list is constantly updated to incorporate the most recent events.

United States Historical Events in February

Day Year Event
3 1924 Death: Woodrow Wilson, the 28th US president, died in Washington, D.C. at age 67.
4 2004 Mark Zuckerberg creates a social media platform which he called Facebook.
6 1788 Massachusetts became the 6th State to be admitted to the Union.
6 1911 Birthday: Ronald Reagan, the 40th US President, was born in Illinois, United States.
9 1773 Birthday: William Henry Harrison, the 9th US President, was born in Charles City, Virginia.
12 1809 Birthday: President Abraham Lincoln, the 16th US president, was born in Kentucky, United States.
14 1859 Oregon became the 33rd State to be admitted to the Union.
14 1912 Arizona became the 48th State to be admitted to the Union.
22 1732 Birthday: George Washington, the 1st US president, was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, United States.
23 1848 Death: John Quincy Adams, the 6th US president, died in Washington, D.C. at age 80.

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US Historical Events in February
US Historical Events in February

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