Wednesday, February 14, 2007

On February 14, ...

... 1847, Dr. Anna Howard Shaw, American suffragist, League of Nations proponent, and peace activist, was born in England.
... 1945, British and American forces carpet-bombed Dresden.
... 2004, San Francisco officials continued the marriages of same-sex couples that had begun, on orders of Mayor Gavin Newsom, earlier in the week. Although more than 4,000-plus marriages eventually were annulled by court order, same-sex marriages since have been approved in Canada, South Africa, and Spain.

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