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This Day in History for February 19 – Marines Invade Iwo Jima and More

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Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1878 – Thomas Edison patents the phonograph, the first device to both record sound and play it back (More info)

1942 – President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the executive order 9066, allowing the US military to relocate Japanese-Americans to Japanese internment camps (More info)

1945 – About 30,000 United States Marines land on the island of Iwo Jima (More info)

1968 – The first nationwide broadcast of ‘Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood’ airs on PBS (More info)

2010 – Golfer Tiger Woods gives a televised news conference in which he apologizes for his marital infidelities and admits to “selfish” and “foolish” behavior (More info)

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