First, there was 1993.
— Chad Harris (@WaywardChad) February 27, 2017
The legacy he wanted but didn’t get. (Category: Individual 1, take note)..
#OTD 2/26/1972 The U.S. delegation traveled from Peking to Hangchow (Hangzhou), the capital of China’s Zhejiang Province. (Image: President Nixon inspecting the Honor Guard of the People’s Liberation Army at the capital city airport. WHPO-8588-14) pic.twitter.com/oQQhBOZN51
— RichardNixonLibrary (@NixonLibrary) February 26, 2018
Ten years apart; still monumental.
— Tammi Minoski (@TammiMinoski) February 26, 2015
15th Amendment guaranteeing the right to vote (still not for women or Indigenous though) is sent to the states for ratification. (Category: About damn time)
#OTD, February 26 1869, the Fifteenth Amendment, granting African American men the right to vote, is passed by Congress. #AmericanHistory #VotingRights #DeclarationOfIndependence #BHM #BlackHistoryMonth pic.twitter.com/1egFbOnLlJ
— Daniel Sheridan (@DanielWSheridan) February 26, 2018
Completed on this day; didn’t completely melt until July 30, 2008. (Category: things JanF could do in her spare time)
Snow much fun! The World's Tallest Snowman was actually a Snow-woman! Built in Maine in 2008, the people built "Olympia." She was over 122 feet tall, was made with over 13,000,000 pounds of snow, and they used tires, full size trees, and wreaths for her face and buttons! pic.twitter.com/H8cUlr826n
— FCCF (@FCCFinfo) December 14, 2018
Seven years. (Category: So many names, so many lives)
February 26: #OTD in 2012, Trayvon Benjamin Martin (1995-2012) was killed in Sanford, Florida. Read more: https://t.co/Kik0mWwmCN.
Read more about #BlackLivesMatter here: https://t.co/QwdV0adwUM. pic.twitter.com/ZS7lXVgqbJ
— BlackPast.org (@BlackPastOnline) February 26, 2018
I found my thrill… (Category: New Orleans favorite son)
#TodayInBlackHistory: February 26, 1928 Antoine Dominique “Fats” Domino, hall of fame pianist, singer and songwriter, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. His “Fat Man” (1949) is regarded to be the first rock and roll record to sell more than a million copies #OTD #BlackHistory pic.twitter.com/cYWTp8Mwst
— The Wright Museum (@TheWrightMuseum) February 26, 2018
Galileo, Galileo, Galileo, Galileo, Galileo, Figaro, magnifico… (Category: History or current events?)
February 26, 1616: Galileo #Galilei is formally banned by the Roman Catholic Church from teaching or defending the view that the #earth orbits the #sun #otd https://t.co/Ou7adhiD9O pic.twitter.com/UBJK73Datr
— Reinder Storm (@Reindst) February 26, 2018
That’s all, folks! I’ll try for something meatier next week…