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September 11, 1922: Yankees play their farewell home game in Polo Grounds win doubleheader
December 31, 1991: CPN, Communist Party of Netherland, last day of existance
July 8, 1979: Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
June 28, 1940: Romania cedes Bessarabia to Soviet Union
September 16, 1867: Ottawa Rough Riders and Senators play Canadian Football game

Events That Made History Today - February 24

303 - 1st official Roman edict for persecution of Christians issued
1208 - St. Francis of Assisi, 26, received his vocation in Portiuncula Italy
1296 - Pope Boniface VIII degree Clericis Iaicos
1389 - Battle at Falkoping: Danes defeat King Albert of Sweden
1496 - England's Henry VII ends commercial dispute with Flanders
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Events That Made History Tomorrow - February 25

1095 - Council of Rockingham: bishop Anselmus vs King William II Rufus
1358 - Dalmatie flees Venice
1497 - Italians troops reconquer Taranto on France
1502 - Austrian emperor Maximilian I reformats government machine
1540 - Francisco V squez de Coronado searches for 7 cities of Cibola Mexico
View All Events That Made History on February 25 ~ Born on February 25

Events That Made History Yesterday - February 23

303 - Emperor Diocletian orders general persecution of Christians
1455 - Johannes Gutenberg prints 1st book, Bible (estimated date)
1574 - France begins 5th holy war against Huguenots
1660 - Charles XI becomes king of Sweden
1668 - Fire in Wiener Hofburg in Vienna, emperor Leopold I rescued
View All Events That Made History on February 23 ~ Born on February 23

1160 - The Year That Was

December 6: Jean Bodels "Jeu de St. Nicholas," premieres in Arras

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