February 5, 1956 in History


New York Mayor Robert Wagner and Brooklyn Boro President Frank Cashmore sponsor a bill to create a $30M Brooklyn Sports Center Authority to build

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1993 James Woolsey, becomes 16th director of CIA
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1922 Reader's Digest magazine 1st published
1879 Joseph Swan demonstrates light bulb using carbon glow
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