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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

February 16th


On this day in 1883, The Ladies Home Journal first issue. Louisa Knapp Curtis was the editor and writer. And the first title was, The Ladies Home Journal and Practical Housekeeper The last three words were dropped in 1886. Still in publication today. This magazine is one of the Seven Sisters.

On this day in 1982, Agatha Barbara was elected President of Malta.

1838 Kentucky passes law permitting women to attend school under conditions (But what were the conditions??) Still a mystery-on the hunt; but if you know please leave a comment.