Today in History: George Washington is Born, Bush threatens Iraq & Tina Turner

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George-Washington

22 February 1732, George Washington is Born. 

On this day in 1732, George Washington is born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, the second son from the second marriage of a colonial plantation owner. An initially loyal British subject, Washington eventually led the Continental Army in the American Revolution and became known as the father of the United States.

22 February 1991. Bush Threatens Iraq with land war http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/22/newsid_2518000/2518911.stm

22 February 1989, Tina Turner wins Grammy for Best Female Rock Vocalist at 49. http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/february22nd.html

 

 

 

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