A bit of February 26th history…
1616 - Roman Inquisition delivers injunction to Galileo demanding he abandon his belief in heliocentrism which states the earth and planets revolve around the sun
1910 - Gandhi supports the African People’s Organization’s resolution to declare the Prince of Wales’ day of arrival in South Africa a day of mourning, in protest against the South Africa Acts disenfranchisement of Indians, Coloreds and Africans
1917 - Russian February Revolution: Tsar Nicolas II orders army to quell civil unrest in Petrograd - army mutinies
1935 - RADAR (Radio Detection and Ranging) 1st demonstrated
1991 - Coalition planes bomb Iraqi forces retreating from Kuwait during Gulf War, killing hundreds and creating the so called “Highway of Death” (pictured)
1993 - “World Trade Center Bombing of 1993″ : truck bomb explodes in parking garage of NYC World Trade Center, killing 6 and injuring over 1000 in what was the deadliest act of terrorism perpetuated on US soil at that time
A bit of February 26th history… 1616 - Roman Inquisition...