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Thursday, February 28, 2013

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<a href="http://www.mercurynews.com/warriors/ci_22693605/warriors-stephen-curry-still-talk-town-after-54" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Warriors' Stephen Curry still talk of town after 54-point effort</a>San Jose Mercury NewsBOSTON -- Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers watched Stephen Curry light up the New York Knicks for 54 points. And with his team next up to try to stop the Warriors point guard, Rivers had one thought. "Make 'em all," Rivers said. "It's like golf. When a ...

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</embed> Template:OMG728 February 28 in history:

  • 1827, the first U.S. railroad chartered to carry passengers and freight, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Co., was incorporated by the state of Maryland
  • 1849, the ship California arrived at San Francisco, carrying the first of the gold-seekers
  • 1861, the Territory of Colorado was organized
  • 1916, Allied forces complete their conquest of the Cameroons, a German protectorate on the coast of western Africa
  • 1932, the last Ford Model A was produced, ending an era for the Ford Motor Company. The successor to the Model T, the Model A was an attempt to escape the image of bare bones transportation that had driven both the Model T's success and its ultimate failure in the market. The vastly improved Model A boasted elegant Lincoln-like styling, a peppy 40 horsepower four-cylinder engine, and, of course, a self-starting mechanism. The Model A was as affordable as its predecessor, however, and with a base price at $460, five million Model A's would roll onto American highways between 1927 and 1932
  • 1951, the Senate committee headed by Estes Kefauver, D-Tenn., issued a preliminary report saying at least two major crime syndicates were operating in the U.S.
  • 1953, scientists James D. Watson and Francis H.C. Crick announced they had discovered the double-helix structure of DNA, the molecule that contains the human genes
  • 1972, President Nixon and Chinese Premier Chou En-lai issued the Shanghai Communique at the conclusion of Nixon's historic visit to China
  • 1986, Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme was shot to death in central

Stockholm

  • 1987, in a surprising announcement, Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev indicates that his nation is ready to sign "without delay" a treaty designed to eliminate U.S. and Soviet medium-range nuclear missiles from Europe. Gorbachev's offer led to a breakthrough in negotiations and, eventually, to the signing of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty in December 1987
  • 1993, a gun battle erupted at a compound near Waco, Texas, when Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms agents tried to serve warrants on the Branch Davidians; four agents and six Davidians were killed as a 51-day standoff began
  • 1997, brushing aside congressional calls for a tougher stance against Mexico, President Clinton recertified the country as a fully cooperating ally in the struggle against drug smuggling
  • 2006, a 20-year-old legal fight over protests outside abortion clinics ended with the Supreme Court ruling that federal extortion and racketeering laws cannot be used against demonstrators
  • 2007, A federal judge in Miami ruled that suspected al-Qaida operative Jose Padilla was competent to stand trial on terrorism support charges, rejecting arguments that he was severely damaged by 3 1/2 years of interrogation and isolation in a military brig.