The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History


1570 Pope Pius V excommunicated England’s Queen Elizabeth I.

1836 Inventor Samuel Colt patented his revolver.

1913 The 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving Congress the power to levy and collect income taxes, was declared in effect.

1964 Muhammad Ali became the world heavyweight boxing champion by defeating Sonny Liston in Miami Beach.


~ by thehalobender on February 25, 2009.

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