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This Week in History

Updated: Feb 21, 2021

February 7, 1940: Walt Disney's second feature length movie, "Pinocchio" premieres (NYC)

February 8, 1861: Confederate States of America organizes in Montgomery, Alabama (US Civil War)

February 9, 1922: Snow on Mauna Loa, Hawaii

February 10, 1870: City of Anaheim in California incorporates for the 1st time, but disincorporates after two years as the tax burden was too high

February 11, 1790: Society of Friends petitions Congress for abolition of slavery

February 12, 1938: The first "Kindertransport" carrying Jewish refugee children from Nazi German arrives in Britain

February 13, 1955: Israel acquires 4 of 7 Dead Sea scrolls

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