Historical Events for 22nd February 2019

1887 – Union Labor Party organized in Cincinnati
1900 – Battle at Wynne’s Hill, South Africa (Boers vs British army)
1967 – Barbara Garson’s “MacBird” premieres in NYC
1973 – US and China agree to establish liaison offices in Beijing and Washington, D.C.
1989 – US authors demonstrate against Iranian death threats against Salman Rushdee, author of “The Satanic Verses”
1992 – “Park Your Car in Harvard Yard” closes at Music Box NYC
1996 – STS 75 (Columbia 19), launches into orbit
1998 – “King and I” closes at Neil Simon Theater NYC after 781 performances
2014 – After winning the men’s parallel giant slalom at the Sochi Winter Olympics, Russian snowboarder Vic Wild wins his 2nd gold in the parallel slalom
2014 – Viktor Yanukovych is ousted as President of Ukraine by the parliament following the Euromaidan revolution

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