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    February 13, 1633 - Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for trial before Inquisition for professing belief that earth revolves around the Sun
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    Quote Originally Posted by Iriana
    February 13, 1633 - Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei arrived in Rome for trial before Inquisition for professing belief that earth revolves around the Sun
    In 2000 the pope, John Paul II apologized formally for many things. The one that stands out to me is the apology to Galileo, 370 years too late.

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    February 14, around 278 A.D.; Valentine, a holy priest in Rome at the time of the Emperor Claudius II, was executed.
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    Febrary 14, 1990: The spacecraft Voyager 1 takes a picture from a distance of approximately 6.4 billion kilometres, so far the largest distance a photo from earth was made.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zstairlessone View Post
    In 2000 the pope, John Paul II apologized formally for many things. The one that stands out to me is the apology to Galileo, 370 years too late.
    Thanks for the tidbit. I didn't know that.
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    1630 - Dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco Brazil.
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    February 15, 1988: American theoretical physicist Richard P. Feynman dies
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    February 16, 1959: John McEnroe, US- american tennis player, is born
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    February the sixteenth: This Day In History.
    What follows is a list of some of the major events that happened this day in history (February the sixteenth). Credit goes to history.com.

    1778: John Adams prepares to sail to France.
    1848: Chopin plays his final Paris concert.
    1878: Silver dollars are made legal.
    1923: English archaeologist Howard Carter enters the sealed burial chamber of the Egyptian pharaoh, King Tutankhamen (Tut).
    1944: Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Ford is born.
    1997: Jeff Gordon becomes the youngest Daytona winner ever.

    2013: This post is typed.


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    Quote Originally Posted by goofy8275 View Post
    February the sixteenth: This Day In History.
    What follows is a list of some of the major events that happened this day in history (February the sixteenth). Credit goes to history.com.

    1778: John Adams prepares to sail to France.
    1848: Chopin plays his final Paris concert.
    1878: Silver dollars are made legal.
    1923: English archaeologist Howard Carter enters the sealed burial chamber of the Egyptian pharaoh, King Tutankhamen (Tut).
    1944: Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Ford is born.
    1997: Jeff Gordon becomes the youngest Daytona winner ever.

    2013: This post is typed.

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