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On This Day in

February 2

Groundhog Day

1876 The National League of Baseball forms with 8 teams Chicago White Stockings, Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Stockings, Hartford Dark Blues, Mutual of New York, St. Louis Brown Stockings, Cincinnati Red Stockings, Louisville Grays.

1913 Grand Central Terminal opens in New York

1914 Making a Living premiers first appearance by Charlie Chaplin

1922 James Joyce publishes Ulysses

1964 GI Joe hits toy shelves

1999 Common drops the single One-Nine-Nine-Nine

2005 In Toronto the Skydome changes it's name to the Rogers Centre

Happy Birthday

1882 James Joyce author

1927 Stan Getz Musician

1942 Bob Hopkins actor who starred in PInk Floyd The Wall, Brazil, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Hook & Super Mario Bros.

1942 Graham Nash singer-songwriter and musician 2 x inductie to the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame with the Hollies and Crosby, Stills & Nash, Officer of the Order of the British Empire.

1953 Duane Chapman "Dog The Bounty Hunter" Reality TV Star

1954 Christie Brinkley model

1977 Shakira Pop Star

1980 Gucci Mane Rapper

1988 Natalie Halcro model

1989 Ingrid Nilsen youtuber

1990 Lil Debbie Rapper


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