Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, Feb. 12

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, Feb. 12

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1909 The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was founded.

1958 Boggs and Buhl, one of Pittsburgh's oldest department stores, announced it would go out of business after 89 years of operation.

1959 The redesigned Lincoln penny - with an image of the Lincoln Memorial replacing two ears of wheat on the reverse side - went into circulation.

1999 The Senate voted to acquit President Bill Clinton of perjury and obstruction of justice.

Today's birthdays: Movie director Franco Zeffirelli, 93. Baseball Hall-of-Fame sportscaster Joe Garagiola, 90. Movie director Costa-Gavras, 83. Basketball Hall-of-Famer Bill Russell, 82. Actor Joe Don Baker, 80. Author Judy Blume, 78. Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak, 74. Country singer Moe Bandy, 72. …

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