5 IMPORTANT STORIES FOR VALENTINE’S DAY
EVERYONE KNOWS ABOUT VALENTINE’S DAY … BUT THERE IS NO ONE WHO KNOWS ABOUT THE STORIES THAT HAPPENED ON VALENTINE’S DAY
THIS DAY IS KNOWN FOR THE CELEBRATION AND THEM. OTHER MANY OTHER IMPORTANT EVENTS HAPPENED ALSO ON FEBRUARY 14, VALENTINE’S DAY. HERE WE DISCUSS A FEW OF THEM.
AND I ALSO WANT TO SAY THAT THIS POST IS NOT ONLY AN INFORMATIVE POST BUT ALSO A HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT POST.
1. GRAPHAM BELL TELEPHONE INVENTION, 1876
at the U.S. Patent Office in Washington, D.C., in 1876, a lawyer represented Bell’s patent phone application on Valentine’s Day.
shortly before his lawyer Elisha Gray issued a warning announcing his intention to file a patent claim for the release of his phone.
On March 7, 1876, the patent office decided to issue the first patent for a telephone, single patent no. 174465 in Bell.
And the story that was written on March 10, when Bell successfully transmitted a voice over the telephone cables to his assistant, saying these words … ” Mr. Watson ..come here ..I want to see you.
2.ARIZONA … A State; 1912
President Howard Taft initially vetoed Arizona’s 1911 state bid because its constitution allowed for judicial revocation. later ..after the revocation of the Arizona Delinquency Clause. Taft signed the declaration to become the 48th state. although Arizona voters withdrew the amortization in 1912, but when they approved the constitutional amendment that restored the judicial revocation and gave only 13% of the vote … placing him behind Wilson, Roosevelt and W. Dembs.
3. FIRST KNESSET MEETING; 1949
After the independence of Israel .. the constituent assembly .. the first parliament of Israel convened an inner district in the building of the Jewish agencies in Jerusalem. Israel’s first president, Weizmann, gave an official speech in which he offered “friendship to all peace-loving people” to the country’s Arab neighbors. Two days later the parliament was renamed the Knesset, which moved to Jerusalem in 1966.
4. MURDER OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK. 1779
COOK was one of the most acclaimed explorers.
a few months later, when his crew boat was stolen. But the captain refused to grab his own boat …. and decided to retaliate by holding the king of Hawaii hostage. An enemy mob surrounded the cook and his men. The cook shot a man and killed him, but when he loaded again, the captain hit him on the head with sticks and shook repeatedly before dying on his knees.
5. DRESDI BOMBERS
In the last month of World War II, Dresden (capital of the German state of Saxony) was attacked by British and American forces. About 3330 tons of bombs fell on the city … and up to 135000 people lost their lives. It is said that Dresden was targeted for the production of munitions for Nazis. The attack was also aimed at weakening German power.