Historical Events for 25th February 2023

1799 – US Congress passes 1st federal quarantine legislation
1904 – Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Toronto Marlboroughs in 2 games
1910 – Dalai Lama flees Tibet for British India to escape Chinese troops
1919 – Oregon is 1st state to tax gasoline (1 cent per gallon)
1957 – Buddy Holly and the Crickets record their smash hit “That’ll Be the Day” in Clovis, New Mexico
1962 – India Congress Party wins elections
1981 – Rita Jenrette (wife of Abscam congressman) appears on Donahue
1986 – 28th Grammy Awards: “We Are the World”, Sade, Phil Collins win
1992 – 34th Grammy Awards: “Unforgettable”;, Marc Cohn win
1999 – British chef Gordon Ramsay comes to prominence appearing in the TV documentary “Boiling Point” detailing the opening of Restaurant Gordon Ramsay

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