Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, Feb. 16

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, Feb. 16

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1868 The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks was organized in New York City.

1921 To relieve traffic congestion, City Council banned automobile parking on Downtown streets between 4:30 and 6 p.m. daily.

1959 The Democratic slate of candidates for the May primary included Joseph M. Barr for mayor and John Kane and William McClelland for Allegheny County commissioners.

2009 The Pitt men's basketball team won its first-ever game against a No. 1-ranked program, the University of Connecticut.

Today's birthdays: Actor Jeremy Bulloch, 71. Actor William Katt, 65. Rhythm-and-blues singer James Ingram, 64. Actor LeVar Burton, 59. Actor-rapper Ice-T, 58. Actress Lisa Loring, 58. International Tennis Hall of Famer John McEnroe, 57. Rock musician Andy Taylor, 55. …

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