US MARATHONS FEBRUARY 2014

US MARATHONS FEBRUARY

US MARATHONS FEBRUARY

Every February, athletes from about the nation meet inside the capital city of Texas to engage inside the Austin Marathon. This year, about February 19, an estimated 20,000 participants can step off downtown to take piece inside the best running challenge. As element of the Livestrong movement, the Austin Marathon is an inspirational event for both athletes plus participants likewise.

Running the Austin Marathon is not simple, however accepting the challenge plus setting a objective for oneself to train for plus complete the marathon is need enough for severe athletes whom have trained all year for the event. Training for a marathon signifies pushing oneself to the limit plus providing oneself a sense of achievement.

The race starts at The Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge downtown plus ends close to the Texas State Capital Building about Congress Avenue. The 26.2 mile course is tough plus hilly providing an additional challenge for participants, nevertheless the spectators at the Austin Marathon come out by the thousands to provide their help. The estimated crowd of over 70,000 folks plus are energetic plus enthusiastic, as well as provide help, encouragement, snacks plus refreshments to the athletes to keep their spirits plus need up throughout the course.

Weekend Events

The marathon is a bit more than really the race itself. There are many occasions leading as much as the race including the Health plus Fitness Expo held for 2 days at the Palmer Events Center. At the Expo, athletes can choose up their race packets plus will head over to over 90 providers from the center. Participants could furthermore hear to motivational speakers whom could offer power plus inspiration before the race.

For athletes that are going from from the location to engage inside the marathon, Austin Hotels found close to the race site in addition to the airport offer not just a convenient place, however, fashionable, comfortable lodging also with accommodations to suit both the pre plus post-race requirements.

Look for a hotel with a 24 hr fitness center to aid we complete last minute bodily preparations before the race. And when you have completed the Austin Marathon, you should return to a hotel where you are able to relax plus relax inside a comfortable, oversized customer area.

Should you are participating inside this year’s marathon, confirm the registration plus book a hotel space now to be piece of the nationwide fitness event like no additional. Events

1249 Andrew of Longjumeau is dispatched by Louis IX of France because his ambassador to satisfy with Mongol Khagan of the Mongol Empire.

1646 Battle of Great Torrington, Devon the last main battle of the initially English Civil War.

1742 Spencer Compton, Earl of Wilmington, becomes British Prime Minister.

1804 First Barbary War: Stephen Decatur leads a raid to burn the pirate-held frigate USS Philadelphia.

1838 Weenen Massacre: Hundreds of Voortrekkers over the Blaukraans River, Natal are killed by Zulus.

1852 Studebaker Brothers wagon organization, precursor of the vehicle maker, is established.

1859 The French Government passes a law to set the A-note above center C to a frequency of 435 Hz, inside an attempt to standardize the pitch.

1862 American Civil War: General Ulysses S. Grant catches Fort Donelson, Tennessee.

1866 Spencer Compton Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington becomes British Secretary of State for War.

1868 In NY City the Jolly Corks business is renamed the Benevolent plus Protective Order of Elks.

1899 President of France Flix Faure dies inside workplace.

1899 Knattspyrnuflag Reykjavkur Iceland’s initial sports club is founded.

1918 The Council of Lithuania unanimously adopts the Act of Independence, declaring Lithuania an independent state.

1923 Howard Carter unseals the burial room of Pharaoh Tutankhamun.

1934 The Austrian Civil War ends with all the beat of the Social Democrats as well as the Republican Schutzbund.

1934 Commission of Government is sworn inside because shape of direct guideline for the Dominion of Newfoundland.

1936 Elections bring the Popular Front to force inside Spain.

1937 Wallace H. Carothers receives a United States patent for nylon.

1940 World War II: Altmark Incident: The German tanker Altmark is boarded by sailors within the British destroyer HMS Cossack. 299 British prisoners are freed.

1943 World War II: Soviet troops re-enter Kharkov.

1945 World War II: American forces land about Corregidor island inside the Philippines.

1947 Canadians are granted Canadian citizenship following 80 years of being British topics. Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King becomes the initial Canadian citizen.

1957 The “Toddlers’ Truce”, a controversial tv close down between 6.00pm plus 7.00pm is abolished inside the UK.

1959 Fidel Castro becomes Premier of Cuba following dictator Fulgencio Batista was overthrown about January 1.

1961 Explorer program: Explorer 9 (S-56a) is established.

1968 In Haleyville, Alabama, the initial 9-1-1 emergency phone program goes into service.

1978 The initially computer bulletin board program is built (CBBS inside Chicago, Illinois).

1983 The Ash Wednesday bushfires inside Victoria plus South Australia kill 75.

1985 Hezbollah is founded.

1986 The Soviet lining MS Mikhail Lermontov runs aground inside the Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand.

1987 The trial of John Demjanjuk, accused of being a Nazi protect dubbed “Ivan the Terrible” inside Treblinka extermination camp, begins inside Jerusalem.

1991 Nicaraguan Contras leader Enrique Bermdez is assassinated inside Managua.

1993 Western Australia’s plus Australia’s initial woman Premier, Carmen Lawrence, is voted from workplace.

1996 Shaquille O’Neal, at the time playing for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association, makes his just profession 3-point shot from the Milwaukee Bucks.

1999 In Uzbekistan, a bomb explodes plus gunfire is heard at the government headquarters inside an obvious assassination attempt against President Islom Karimov.

1999 Across Europe, Kurdish rebels take over embassies plus hold hostages following Turkey arrests 1 of their rebel leaders, Abdullah calan.

2005 The Kyoto Protocol comes into force, following its ratification by Russia.

2005 The National Hockey League cancels the whole 2004-2005 normal season plus playoffs, becoming the initially main sports league inside North America to do thus over a work dispute.

2006 The last Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH) is decommissioned by the United States Army.

Births

1032 Emperor Yingzong of China (d. 1067)

1222 Nichiren Daishonin, Japanese founder of Nichiren Buddhism (d. 1282)

1497 Philipp Melanchthon, German humanist plus reformer (d. 1560)

1519 Gaspard de Coligny, French Huguenot leader (d. 1572)

1543 Kano Eitoku, Japanese painter (d. 1590)

1620 Friedrich Wilhelm I of Brandenburg, Duke of Prussia (d. 1688)

1643 John Sharp, English Archbishop of York (d. 1714)

1698 Pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (d. 1758)

1727 Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Austrian scientist (d. 1817)

1761 Charles Pichegru, French general (d. 1804)

1786 Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (d. 1859)

1802 Phineas Parkhurst Quimby, American philosopher (d. 1866)

1804 Karl Theodor Ernst von Siebold, German physiologist (d. 1885)

1812 Henry Wilson, American politician 18th Vice President of the United States (d. 1875)

1821 Heinrich Barth, German explorer (d. 1865)

1822 Sir Francis Galton, English explorer plus biologist (d. 1911)

1824 Peter Kozler, Slovenian cartographer plus geographer (d. 1879)

1826 Julia Grant, First Lady of the United States (d. 1902)

1826 Joseph Victor von Scheffel, German poet (d. 1886)

1831 Nikolai Leskov, Russian author (d. 1895)

1834 Ernst Haeckel, German zoologist plus philosopher (d. 1919)

1838 Henry Adams, American historian plus novelist (d. 1918)

1845 George Kennan, American explorer (d. 1924)

1847 Philipp Scharwenka, Polish-German composer (d. 1917)

1848 Hugo de Vries, Dutch botanist (d. 1935)

1856 Rudolph Karstadt, German entrepreneur (d. 1944)

1856 Willem Kes, Dutch conductor (d. 1934)

1866 Billy Hamilton, American baseball player (d. 1940)

1866 Vyacheslav Ivanov, Russian poet (d. 1949)

1874 Marie Gutheil-Schoder, German soprano (d. 1935)

1876 George Macaulay Trevelyan, English historian (d. 1962)

1878 Pamela Colman Smith, artist, author, designer of the Rider-Waite-Smith deck of tarot cards (d. 1951)

1880 Frank Burke, American baseball player (d. 1946)

1883 Elizabeth Craig, British author (d. 1980)

1884 Robert J. Flaherty, American filmmaker (d. 1951)

1886 Van Wyck Brooks, American historian plus critic (d. 1963)

1887 Kathleen Clifford, American actress (d. 1962)

1891 Hans F. K. Gnther, German eugenicist (d. 1967)

1896 Eugnie Blanchard, French supercentenarian

1898 Katharine Cornell, American actress (d. 1974)

1901 Vincent Coleman, American actor (d. 1971)

1901 Wayne King, American musician plus orchestra leader (d. 1985)

1901 Chester Morris, American movie actor (d. 1970)

1903 Edgar Bergen, American ventriloquist (d. 1978)

1903 George-Henri Lvesque, Quebec priest plus sociologist (d. 2000)

1904 George F. Kennan, American historian, diplomat plus political policy-maker (d. 2005)

1906 Vera Menchik, British-Czech chess player, the initial Women’s World Champion inside chess (d. 1944)

1909 Hugh Beaumont, American actor (d. 1982)

1909 Jeffrey Lynn, American actor (d. 1995)

1909 Richard McDonald, American rapidly food pioneer (d. 1998)

1915 Jim O’Hora, American university sports coach (d. 2005)

1915 Elisabeth Eybers, South African poet (d. 2007)

1915 Michael Relph, British movie manufacturer plus director (d. 2004)

1916 Bill Doggett, American jazz plus rhythm plus blues pianist plus organist (d. 1996)

1918 Patty Andrews, American singer

1920 Anna Mae Hays, American military general

1921 Jean Behra, French Formula One driver (d. 1959)

1921 Araucaria, British crossword compiler

1921 Vera-Ellen, American actress (d. 1981)

1922 Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer, German evening fighter pilot (d. 1950)

1925 Carlos Paredes, Portuguese guitar master (d. 2004)

1926 John Schlesinger, English movie director (d. 2003)

1926 Margot Frank, German-born Dutch Jewish holocaust victim (d. 1945)

1927 June Brown, British actress

1929 Gerhard Hanappi, Austrian footballer (d. 1980)

1931 George E. Sangmeister, American politician (d. 2007)

1931 Ken Takakura, Japanese actor

1932 Gretchen Wyler, American actress plus dancer (d. 2007)

1932 Otis Blackwell, American songwriter plus singer (d. 2002)

1932 Harry Goz, American actor (d. 2003)

1932 Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, President of Sierra Leone

1934 Herbie & Harold Kalin, American singers

1934 Marlene Hagge, American expert golfer

1935 Sonny Bono, American entertainer & U.S. Congressman (d. 1998)

1936 Jill Kinmont, American skier

1937 Yuri Manin, Russian mathematician

1938 John Corigliano, American composer

1938 Barry Primus, American actor

1939 Czesaw Niemen, Polish singer-songwriter plus composer (d. 2004)

1939 Adolfo Azcuna, Filipino Supreme Court jurist

1941 Kim Jong-il, North Korean leader

1943 Brig Owens, American sports player

1944 Richard Ford, American novelist

1944 Antnio Mascarenhas Monteiro, second President of Cape Verde

1945 Jeremy Bulloch, English actor

1946 Ian Lavender, English actor

1948 Eckhart Tolle, Author plus religious teacher

1950 Peter Hain, British politician

1950 Kazuki Tomokawa, Japanese acid-folk singer

1950 Roman Tam, Hong Kong singer (d. 2002)

1951 William Katt, American actor

1952 Barry Foote, American baseball player

1953 George Martin, English footballer

1953 Lanny McDonald, Canadian ice hockey player

1953 Roberta Williams, computer game designer

1954 Michael Holding, Jamaican West Indies cricketer

1954 Iain Banks, Scottish author

1954 Margaux Hemingway, American actress plus model (d. 1996)

1955 Hunt Block, American actor

1956 James Ingram, American singer

1956 Vincent Ward, New Zealand director plus screenwriter

1957 LeVar Burton, American actor

1958 Natalie Angier, American journalist plus author

1958 Ice-T, American rapper plus actor

1958 Lisa Loring, American actress

1958 Oscar Schmidt, Brazilian basketball player

1958 Herb Williams, American basketball player plus coach

1958 Michael W. Burns, American politician

1959 John McEnroe, American tennis player

1959 Kelly Tripucka, American basketball player

1960 Pete Willis, English guitarist (Def Leppard)

1960 Cherie Chung, Hong Kong actress

1961 Andy Taylor, English musician (Duran Duran, The Power Station)

1961 Eric Red, American screenwriter plus director

1962 John Balance, English musician (Coil, Psychic TV) (d. 2004)

1963 Dano Halsall, Swiss swimmer

1964 Bebeto, Brazilian footballer

1964 Christopher Eccleston, English actor

1965 Dave Lombardo, Cuban-born drummer (Slayer)

1967 John Valentin, baseball player

1967 Keith Gretzky, previous hockey player; brother of Wayne Gretzky

1968 Warren Ellis, British comic writer

1969 David Heath, American pro wrestler better well-known as Gangrel

1969 Holly Aird, English actress

1970 D.J. Wallis, American fitness competitor

1970 Serdar Ortac, Turkish popstar

1970 Angelo Peruzzi, Italian footballer

1971 Amanda Holden, British actress

1972 Jerome Bettis, American sports player

1972 Sarah Clarke, American actress

1973 Christian Bassedas, Argentine footballer

1973 Cathy Freeman, Australian athlete

1973 Nikos Kostakis, Greek footballer

1973 Maureen Johnson, American author

1974 Fanis Katergiannakis, Greek footballer

1974 Mahershalalhashbaz Ali, American actor

1974 Johnny Tri Nguyen, Vietnamese American stuntman plus martial arts actor

1975 Nanase Aikawa, Japanese singer

1975 Vanina Ickx, Belgian racing driver

1975 Don Jeffcoat, American actor

1976 Eric Byrnes, American baseball player

1976 Kyo, Japanese singer (Dir en grey)

1976 Joe Odagiri, Japanese actor

1977 Brad Walst, American Bassist (Three Days Grace)

1977 Ian Clarke, Irish computer programmer

1977 Ahman Green, American sports player

1978 Tia Hellebaut, Belgian athlete

1978 John Tartaglia, Broadway actor plus Muppeteer

1978 Wasim Jaffer, Indian cricketer

1979 Valentino Rossi, Italian motorcycle racer

1979 Eric Mun, Korean rapper (Shinhwa)

1980 Agim Kaba, American actor plus movie producer

1980 Ashley Lelie, American sports player

1981 Jay Howard, British racing driver

1981 Jerry Owens, American baseball player

1981 Qyntel Woods, American basketball player

1982 Lupe Fiasco, American cool hop artist

1983 Tuomo Ruutu, Finnish ice hockey player

1984 Ous Mellouli, Tunisian swimmer

1985 Zoi Dimoschaki, Greek swimmer

1987 Theresa Goh, Singaporean Paralympic swimmer

1988 Denlson Pereira Neves, Brazilian footballer

1988 Diego Capel, Spanish footballer

1991 Princess Alexandra of Luxembourg, Princess of Luxembourg

Deaths

1247 Heinrich Raspe, Landgrave of Thuringia (b. 1204)

1279 King Afonso III of Portugal (b. 1210)

1391 John V Palaeologus, Byzantine Emperor (b. 1332)

1531 Johannes Stffler, German mathematician plus astronomer (b. 1452)

1560 Jean du Bellay, French Catholic cardinal plus diplomat

1710 Esprit Flchier, French author plus Bishop of Nmes (b. 1632)

1721 James Craggs the Younger, English politician (b. 1686)

1754 Richard Mead, English doctor (b. 1673)

1820 Georg Carl von Dbeln, Swedish Lieutenant General plus war hero (b. 1758)

1844 Joseph Crosfield, English soap plus alkali producer (b. 1792)

1898 Thomas Bracken, New Zealand poet (b. 1843)

1899 Flix Faure, President of France (b. 1841)

1907 Giosu Carducci, Italian author, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1835)

1912 St. Nikolai of Japan, Eastern Orthodox priest (b. 1836)

1917 Octave Mirbeau, French author (b. 1848)

1919 Vera Kholodnaya, Russian movie star (b. 1893)

1928 Eddie Foy, American singer plus dancer (b. 1856)

1932 Ferdinand Buisson, French pacifist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1841)

1932 Sir Edgar Speyer, American-born British financier plus philanthropist (b. 1862)

1967 Antonio Moreno, Spanish-born actor (b. 1887)

1967 Smiley Burnette, American actor, singer plus songwriter (b. 1911)

1974 John Garand, Canadian rifle engineer plus producer (b. 1888)

1975 Morgan Taylor, American athlete (b. 1903)

1975 Norman Treigle, American bass-baritone (b. 1927)

1977 Carlos Pellicer, Mexican poet (b. 1897)

1978 E. Roland Harriman, American financier (b. 1895)

1979 Nematollah Nassiri, executed Iran general/head of SAVAK (b. 1911)

1980 Erich Hckel, German physicist (b. 1895)

1984 M.A.G. Osmani, Supreme Commander of Bangladesh Forces throughout the Bangladesh Liberation War (b. 1918)

1986 Howard Da Silva, American actor (b. 1909)

1988 Jean Carignan, French Canadian fiddler (b. 1916)

1990 Keith Haring, American artist (b. 1958)

1991 Enrique Bermdez, Nicaraguan Contra leader (b. 1932)

1992 Angela Carter, English author (b. 1940)

1992 Jnio Quadros, Brazilian politician (b. 1917)

1992 Herman Wold, Swedish statistician (b. 1908)

1996 Roger Bowen, American actor (b. 1932)

1996 Edmund G. Brown, Governor of California (b. 1905)

1996 Brownie McGhee, American singer (b. 1915)

1997 Chien-Shiung Wu, Chinese-American physicist (b. 1912)

1999 Michael Larson, Press The Luck Big-winning contestant (b. 1949)

2000 Marceline Day, American actress (b. 1908)

2000 Karsten Solheim, Norwegian-born engineer plus inventor (b. 1911)

2000 Lila Kedrova, Russian-born actress (b. 1918)

2001 Bob Buhl, baseball player (b. 1928)

2001 Howard W. Koch, American movie director (b. 1916)

2001 William Masters, American gynecologist plus sexologist (b. 1915)

2002 Walter Winterbottom, England sports manager (b. 1913)

2003 Rusty Magee, American composer (b. 1955)

2003 Eleanor “Sis” Daley, spouse of Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley (b. 1907)

2004 Shirley Strickland, Australian athlete (b. 1925)

2004 Doris Troy, American singer (b. 1937)

2005 Nicole DeHuff, American actress (pneumonia) (b. 1975)

2005 Queen Narriman, 2nd plus last spouse of King Farouk plus mom of their just child King Fuad II (b. 1933)

2006 Johnny Grunge, American expert wrestler (b. 1966)

2006 Ernie Stautner, German-born American sports player (b. 1925)

2009 Stephen Cardinal Kim Sou-hwan, Korean Cardinal, Protopriest of the Holy Roman Church (b. 1921)

2010 Wan Chi Keung, Hong Kong soccer player plus actor. (b. 1956)

Holidays plus observances

Christian Feast Day

Abda of Edessa

Elias plus companions

Gilbert of Sempringham

Juliana of Nicomedia (Catholic Church)

Onesimus

February 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)

Restoration of Lithuania’s Statehood Day, enjoy the freedom of Lithuania from Russia plus Germany inside 1918 (Lithuania)

External links

Wikimedia Commons has media associated to: February 16

BBC: On This Day

The NY Times: On This Day

On this day inside Canada

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