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Day In History (Feb. 2nd)

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February 2, 1993 Frito Lay pays court ordered $2,500,000 to Tom Wait for using his song


February 2, 1989 0 degrees F (-18 degrees C) or below in 15 U.S. states


February 2, 1982 "Late Night with David Letterman" premieres on NBC


February 2, 1955 1st presidential news conference on network TV, Eisenhower on ABC


February 2, 1892 Longest boxing match under modern rules; 77 rounds in Nameoki, Illinois between Harry Sharpe and Frank Crosby


February 2, 1709 British sailor Alexander Selkirk is rescued after being marooned on a desert island for 5 years, his story inspires "Robinson Crusoe"

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