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Subject: [Q-R] Today In History February 23
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 14:43:23 EST


Feb. 23, 1455 Johannes Gutenberg prints the first Bible on a printing press
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Feb. 23, 1574 The fifth Holy War against Huguenots begins in France
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Feb. 23, 1660 Charles Xl becomes King of Sweden
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Feb. 23, 1778 Baron von Steuben arrives at Valley Forge
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Feb. 23, 1836 The siege of the Alamo begins
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Feb. 23, 1848 John Quincy Adams, the 6th President dies at age 80
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Feb. 23, 1782 Guy Carleton is named Commander in Chief of British North
America
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Feb. 23, 1685 Happy Birthday George Frederic/Frideric Handel, born in Halle,
Germany-composer
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Feb. 23, 1468 John/Johannes Gutenberg dies-German inventor
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Feb. 23, 1689 Dutch Prince William lll becomes King of England
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Feb. 23, 1822 Boston, Massachusetts becomes a city
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Feb . 23, In the US its Iwo Jima Day


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