February 16, 1961 in History
Event:
U.S. satellite Explorer 9 is launched




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1961

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February 16





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1997 At age 25, Jeff Gordon is youngest winner in Daytona 500 history
1988 1st documented combat action by U.S. military advisors in El Salvador
1932 1st patent issued for a tree, to James Markham for a peach tree
1887 1st newspaper convention in Rochester, New York
1878 Silver dollar became U.S. legal tender