Facts for February

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!

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