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February

The shortest month of the year, February is made a day longer every leap year, which is exactly divisible by 4 and 400. An extra day for an extra event!

1984 - The Apple Macintosh Ad star
Apple’s original Macintosh debuted this week in 1984 – but let’s talk about its ad! Broadcast nationally on January 22, it became a legend in its own right, though not without controversy.

February Ends on a Leap Day star
So rare that maybe it should be a national holiday, February 29 leaps out when we glance at the calendar this year. But did you know there were once too many leap days?

Goodbye Farewell and Amen - February 28 star
The highest rated television show in television history happened on this day in history. February 28, 1983 was the night that America said good-bye to the long running dramedy, M*A*S*H.

Japan’s Abe Sada (May 21, 1936) star
Sada Abe created a scandalous name for herself in 1936 in Japan. During a time when women were akin to property, Sada was determined to control her man--and she did it the only way she knew how...

Nine Russian Hikers Found Dead - February 26, 1959 star
Nine experienced Russian hikers found dead in the Urals...with some unnatural injuries.

Valentine’s Day : A Sweet Holiday star
In honor of Valentine´s Day, we take a look at some of our favorite candies and when they were first introduced.

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