Things That I Remember Happening on February 1
By Alice Henry
February 3, 2016 12:51pm CST
One of the most tragic things that happened on February 1st was in 2005, when the space shuttle, Columbia broke up during re-entry and killed all seven of its crew members. Commander Rick Husband Pilot William McCool Payload Commander Michael Anderson Also, Kalpana Chawla; David Brown; Laurel Clark; Ilan Ramon, the first Israeli in space. Do you remember when this happened? In 1960, on February 1st, four black college students began a sit-in protest at a lunch counter in Greensboro, NC where they had been refused service. In 2004, The New England Patriots won their second Super Bowl over the Carolina Panthers. And then there was the incident at half-time involving Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake. Soon, some of us will be watching this year’s Super Bowl. Princess Stephanie of Monaco was born on this day about 56 years ago. Can you think of anything else that happened in history on this date?
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