February 4

1789- The Electoral College choose George Washington as the First President of the United States

1826- The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper is published

1861 – Six Southern states form the Confederate States of America

1932- The first Winter Olympics in the United States open in Lake Placid, New York

1945- FDR, Churchill and Stalin meet at Yalta in the Crimea to discuss the post- WW II world.

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  1. #1 by Patsy K. Kramer on 23, February 2011 - 9:03 am

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