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Dates That Matter

Upcoming Dates and Topics:

February 21, 1965 - Clue: An activist is assassinated.
Answer: Malcolm X, civil rights activist and Black Nationalist, is assassinated.

February 22, 1980 - Clue: "Do you believe in miracles?"
Answer: The US ice hockey team wins against the heavily favored Soviet team at the Winter Olympics.

February 23, 1954 - Clue: Dr. Salk prevents a crippling disease.
Answer: Dr. Jonas Salk develops a vaccine for polio.

February 24, 1903 - Clue: The US establishes a base on a nearby island.
Answer: The US establishes a naval base off Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.

February 25, 1836 - Clue: A man patents a device that changes warfare.
Answer: Samuel Colt patents the repeating revolver.

February 26, 1951 - Clue: An amendment prevents too much of a good thing.
Answer: The 22nd Amendment limits the President of the United States to two terms of office.

February 27, 1973 - Clue: An occupation at Wounded Knee.
Answer: Members of the American Indian Movement occupy the site of the Wounded Knee Massacre near the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.