John’s Believe It Or Not… February 13th

* 1988 – Calgary hosts 15th Winter Olympics. * 1689 British Parliament adopts the Bill of Rights which establishes the rights of parliament and places limits on the crown * 1633 Galileo in Rome for Inquisition * 1905 Teddy Roosevelt discusses America’s race problem * 1991 Long-lost Twain manuscript authenticated

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* 1988 – Calgary hosts 15th Winter Olympics.

The 1988 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XV Olympic Winter Games, was a Winter Olympics multi-sport event celebrated in and around Calgary, Canada between February 13 and 28, 1988. The host city was selected in 1981 over Falun, Sweden and Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy. Most events took place in Calgary while several skiing events were held in the mountain resorts of Nakiska and Canmore, west of the city. Continue reading “John’s Believe It Or Not… February 13th”