Feb. 25, 2012
The World and Everything in It

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Hour B, Segment 5

The TW&E History Book

  • Feb. 25, 1870 — Hiram R. Revels, R-Miss., becomes the first black member of the United States Senate.
  • Feb. 25, 1913 — The 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gives Congress the power to levy and collect an income tax. Such a tax previously had been ruled unconstitutional.
  • Feb. 26, 1993 — A bomb explodes in a parking garage of New York's World Trade Center, killing six people and injuring more than 1,000. That terrorist attack was carried out by Islamist militants, all of whom were captured, convicted, and sentenced.
Feb. 25, 2012


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