Here are some interesting dates for February:
- Walter Wingfield of Pimlico, England, patented the game of lawn tennis on February 3, 1874.
- The board game Monopoly first went on sale on February 6, 1935.
- Astronaut Alan Shepard hits three golf balls on the moon on February 6, 1971
- The Boy Scouts were founded on February 8, 1910.
- The Tootsie Roll begins in stores in America on February 23, 1896.
- The U.S. Marines raise the America flag in Iwo Jima on February 23, 1945. We salute our United States Armed Forces!
Source 23 February 2012. http://holidayinsights.com/history/history02.htm
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