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This Day in History – February 22, 2011




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1371 – Robert II succeeded to the throne of Scotland, beginning the Stuart dynasty. 1819 – Spain ceded Florida to the United States. 1879 – Frank Winfield Woolworth opened his first “Five Cent Store” in Utica, New York. 1924 – Calvin Coolidge made the first presidential radio broadcast from the White House. 1935 – Airplanes were no longer permitted to fly over the White House. 1980 – In a major upset, the U.S. Olympic hockey team defeated the Soviets 4–3 at Lake Placid, N.Y.]]]]> ]]>

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