Today is Thursday, February. 23rd, the 54th day of 2017. There are 311 days left in the year.
Today's Highlights in History: Events: 1836 The Siege of the Alamo begins in San Antonio, Texas. 1903 Cuba leases Guantanamo Bay to the United States 1904 US gains control of the Panama Canal Zone. 1919 Benito Mussolini forms the Fascist Party in Italy 1941 Plutonium is first produced Famous Birthdays: 1685 George Frederick Handel (Classic Composer) 1939 Peter Fonda (Actor) 1955 Howard Jones (Singer) 1965 Michael Dell (Founder of Dell computers) 1983 Aziz Ansari (Actor in Parks and Recreation) 1994 Dakota Fanning (Actress)