On This Day Weekend February 21, 22, 23
On This Day in history:
1925- The first issue of "The New Yorker" is published.
1965- Malcolm X is assassinated in New York City at the age of 39.
1970- The Jackson 5 make their TV debut on "American Bandstand."
1860- Organized baseball's first game is played in San Francisco.
1885- The Washington Monument is officially dedicated in Washington, DC. It opens to the public in 1889.
1968- Genesis releases their first single, "The Silent Sun."
1861- Texas becomes the 7th state to secede from the Union.
1896- The Tootsie Roll is introduced by Leo Hirshfiled.
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