On July 3, 1861 the Pony Express makes its first trip to San Francisco, California with letters from New York City.
“Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can.”
The YWCA was founded on February 10, 1870.
“Dreams are the touchstones of our character.”
Henry David Thoreau
February 9, 1964: The Beatles made their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show.
“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”
February 8, 1971: The NASDAQ stock market debuted.
“Time is the wisest counselor.” Pericles
Steve Nash was born on February 7, 1974.
“To err is human, but to really foul up requires a computer.”
Ronald Reagan was born on February 6, 1911.
“Who looks outside dreams;
who looks inside, awakens.”
J.P. Morgan formed the U.S. Steel Corporation on February 5, 1901.
“Experience is one thing you can’t get for nothing.”
February 4, 1932: The first Winter Olympics to be held in the U.S. opened in Lake Placid.
“Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.”
President Clinton lifted the 19 year old trade embargo against Vietnam on February 3, 1994.
“Get your facts first, then you can distort them as you please.”
February 2, 1878: Greece declared war on Turkey.
“The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away.”