The Daily News | February 25

Anna Symmes Harrison, wife of William Henry Harrison, died, 1864
Mariner 6 (US) launched, 1969
Sir Christopher Wren, English architect and astronomer, died, 1723
Soyuz 32 (Russia) launched, 1979
Cassius Clay became heavyweight champion (beat Sonny Liston), 1964
Communist rule in Nicaragua ended, 1990
Leonard Bernstein’s “Wonderful Town” opened on Broadway, 1953
Six shooter patented (Samuel Colt), 1836
Stephen Sondheim’s “A Little Night Music” opened on Broadway, 1973
US warships began shelling Vietnam, 1967
First black to take a seat in Congress (Hiram R. Revels, Mississippi), 1870
Nat “King” Cole, jazz singer, died, 1965
US Steel Corp., first billion dollar enterprise, formed (J.P. Morgan), 1901
Henri Landru, “French Bluebeard,” beheaded, 1922
John Tenniel, English illustrator of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” died, 1914
Television license first issued (Washington DC), 1928