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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2019

Today is Wednesday, February 13, the 44th day of 2019. There are 321 days left in the year.

1689 — British Parliament adopts Bill of Rights

1786 — Abraham Baldwin selected president of University of Georgia

1826 — American Temperance Society forms in Boston

1837 — Riot in New York over high price of flour

1867 — Johann Strauss’ “Blue Danube” waltz premieres in Vienna

1895 — Moving picture projector patented

1920 — League of Nations recognizes perpetual neutrality of Switzerland

1925 — U.S. Congress makes Surpreme Court appeal more difficult

1927 — Uprising against Portuguese regime of General Carmona defeated


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