History Blog

February 24

Happy Birthday RIP Steven Paul Jobs(1955–2011) ; Abraham “Abe” Vigoda–94 Joseph Lieberman–73 Barry Bostwick–70 George Thorogood–65 Paula Zahn–59 Emilio Rivera–54 William “Billy” Zane Jr–49 Bonnie Somerville–41 Stephen Wilson Bethel–31 ; 1821 – Mexico declared its independence from Spain (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plan_of_Iguala) ; 1868 – Andrew Johnson becomes the first President of the United States to be impeached by the United States House of Representatives. He is later acquitted in the Senate