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 Kasparov defeats computerKasparov defeats computer by The Ovi Team
February 17th 1996; in the final game of a six-game match, world chess champion Garry Kasparov triumphs over Deep Blue, IBM's chess-playing computer, and wins the match, 4-2. However, Deep Blue goes on to defeat Kasparov in a heavily publicized rematch t
 
 Castro sworn inCastro sworn in by The Ovi Team
On February 16, 1959, Fidel Castro is sworn in as prime minister of Cuba after leading a guerrilla campaign that forced right-wing dictator Fulgencio Batista into exile. Castro, who became commander in chief of Cuba's armed forces after Batista was ouste
 
 Dresden devastatedDresden devastated by The Ovi Team
On the evening of February 13, 1945, the most controversial episode in the Allied air war against Germany begins as hundreds of British bombers loaded with incendiaries and high-explosive bombs descend on Dresden, a historic city located in eastern German
 
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 Last emperor of China abdicatesLast emperor of China abdicates by The Ovi Team
On February 12, 1912, Hsian-T'ung, the last emperor of China, is forced to abdicate following Sun Yat-sen's republican revolution. A provisional government was established in his place, ending 267 years of Manchu rule in China and 2,000 years of imperia
 
 Free Nelson MandelaFree Nelson Mandela by The Ovi Team
February 11th 1990; leading anti-apartheid campaigner Nelson Mandela was freed from prison in South Africa after 27 years. His release followed the relaxation of apartheid laws - including lifting the ban on leading black rights party the African National
 
 League of NationsLeague of Nations by The Ovi Team
On January 10, 1920, the League of Nations formally comes into being when the Covenant of the League of Nations, ratified by 42 nations in 1919, takes effect.
 
 McCarthy launches anti-red crusadeMcCarthy launches anti-red crusade by The Ovi Team
February 9th 1950; United States Senator Joe McCarthy accused more than 200 staff in the State Department of being members of the Communist Party. He made the startling allegation in a public speech in Wheeling, West Virginia, saying the State Department
 
 New Queen New Queen by The Ovi Team
February 8th 1952; Princess Elizabeth formally proclaimed herself Queen and Head of the Commonwealth and Defender of the Faith. Lords of the Council - numbering 150 - representatives from the Commonwealth, officials from the City of London - including the
 
 Radical group 'arrested' heiressRadical group 'arrested' heiress by The Ovi Team
February 7th 1974; a little-known group calling itself the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA) said its members are responsible for kidnapping the 19-year-old newspaper heiress, Patty Hearst, in California. The group sent a letter to a radio station in Berke
 
 Butcher of LyonButcher of Lyon by The Ovi Team
February 6th 1983; war criminal and former Gestapo commandant Klaus Barbie arrived in France to stand trial for crimes committed 37 years ago. The 69-year-old, known as the 'Butcher of Lyon', was behind the deaths of more than 4,000 Jews, many of them c
 
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