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Daily Calendar for Saturday, February 25, 2023

Died

  • Christopher Wren (architect)
  • Thomas Moore (poet)
  • Anna Tuthill Symmes Harrison (U.S. First Lady)
  • Tennessee Williams (playwright)
  • Darren McGavin (actor)
  • Jim Lange (original host of The Dating Game)
  • Bill Paxton (actor)

Born

  • Pierre Auguste Renoir (painter)
  • Zeppo Marx (comedian)
  • Jim Backus (actor)
  • Bobby Riggs (tennis player)
  • George Harrison (musician)
  • Sean Astin (actor)
  • James and Oliver Phelps (actors)
  • Justin Berfield (actor)

Events

  • First trained monkey act in the U.S.
  • George Washington held the first Cabinet meeting as President of the United States
  • First tunnel (railroad) under Hudson River opened, linking New Jersey to New York City
  • First state gasoline tax began, Oregon
  • USS Ranger, first true aircraft carrier, launched
  • First hockey game on TV
  • Battle of Los Angeles with UFO, California
  • Cassius Clay (later called Muhammad Ali) defeated Sonny Liston in seven rounds to win the world heavyweight boxing title

Weather

  • Eighteen inches of snow, Society Hill, South Carolina
  • 21 degrees, San Antonio, Tex.
  • 49.3 inches of snow fell, Mt. Washington, New Hampshire
  • Boston, Massachusetts, received 26.3 inches of snow in a two day storm
  • Light snow in Pocatello, Idaho, raised its seasonal snowfall total to 85.7 inches
  • 92 degrees F, San Antonio, Texas

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