On This Day Weekend of February 14, 15, 16
On This Day in history:
1859- Oregon becomes the 33rd member of the Union.
1912- Arizona is admitted as the 48th state of the US.
1929- The "St. Valentine's Day Massacre" takes place in Chicago, IL. Seven gangsters that were rivals of Al Capone are killed.
1980- Walter Cronkite announced his retirement from CBS Evening News.
1962- CBS buys the exclusive rights to college football games from the NCAA for $10,200,000.00.
1967- The band Chicago formed.
2002- The Britney Spears movie, "Cross Roads," opened in theaters.
1935- Sonny Bono, from the duo Sonny and Cher, is born.
1972- Ricky Nelson began his first British tour.
1988- Billy Vera received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.