This Day In History (02. 29. 2018)

  • 1720 Queen Ulrica Eleonora of Sweden resigns.
  • 1796 Jay’s Treaty proclaimed, settles some differences with England.
  • 1832 Charles Darwin walks through the tropical forests of Bahia in Brazil, describing the experience as being in “transports of pleasure”.
  • 1856 Hostilities in Russo-Turkish War cease.
  • 1920 Trying to maintain independence from Germany and the USSR, Czechoslovakia adopts a constitution.
  • 1932 TIME magazine features eccentric American politician William “Alfalfa” Murray on its cover after Murray stated his intention to run for President of the United States.
  • 1940 Finland initiates Winter War peace negotiations.
  • 1968 Beatles’ “Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” wins Grammy Award for Album of the Year, the first rock LP to do so.

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