Tue, February 20, 2018 | 22:22

Today is Tuesday, February 20, the 51st day of 2018. There are 314 days left in the year.

1547 — King Edward VI of England was enthroned following death of Henry VIII

1613 — Gerard Reynst appointed Dutch Governor-General of East-Indies

1746 — Bonnie Prince Charlie occupies Castle of Inverness

1816 — Rossini’s opera "The Barber of Seville" premieres in Rome

1831 — Polish revolutionaries defeat Russians in battle of Growchow

1832 — Charles Darwin visits Fernando Noronha in Atlantic Ocean

1864 — Civil War Battle of Olustee, Florida

1935 — Karoline Mikkelson is first woman on Antarctica

1937 — First automobile/airplane combination tested, Santa Monica CA