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On This Day

February 23

Red Army Day

1822 The city of Boston is incorporated

1896 The Tootsie Roll hits store shelfs created by Leo Hirshfield

1927 The FCC The Federal Radio Commission is created

1938 Joe Louis wins the Heavyweight boxing title over Nathan Mann

1970 The first Juno Awards

1970 Guyana becomes a republic

1985 Patrick Roy plays his first game in the NHL

1988 Biz Markie releases his 1st album Goin’ Off

1993 Naughty By Natuer drop the album 19 Naughty III

1993 Falling Down is released Directed by Joel Schumacher

1996 The film Trainspoting perimers

1999 Eminem The Slim Shady LP is released

1999 The Roots release the album Things Fall Apart.

1999 Black Moon release the album War Zone

1999 Prince Paul released the album A Prince among Thieves.

2002 First Ring Of Honor event takes place : ROH The Era Of Honor Begins Super Crazy beat Eddie Guerrero for WA Intercontinental Title & Low KI wins a triple threat match over Bryan Danielson, Christopher Daniels.


Happy Birthday

1940 Peter Fonda Actor 12 O’Clock High, Easy Rider

1944 Johnny Winter musician

1951 Ed "Too Tall" Jones NFL great played with the Dallas Cowboys, 1 x Super Bowl Champion, & Golden Gloves winner.

1981 Dylan Ryder porn star

1983 Courtney Culkin model Playboy Playmate

1991 Azzyland model

1994 Dakota Fanning actress The Runways