This Day in History—2/14/12

600 ce. — Pope Gregory the Great decrees saying “God bless you” is the correct response to a sneeze.

1959 — Fidel Castro became the new Cuban ruler after overthrowing Batista.

1968 — The country’s first 911 phone system went into service.

1997 — At age 25, Jeff Gordon was the youngest winner in Daytona 500 history.

2004 — The Pittsburgh Penguins lose their 12th consecutive home game, a NHL record.

Birthdays

1942 — Kim Chong-II

1972 — Jerome Bettis, Steelers

2335 — Geordi La Forge, Star Trek: TNG

Top of the Charts 2002

1. U Got It Bad by Usher

2. How You Remind Me by Nickelback

3. Always On Time by Ja Rule

4. Ain’t It Funny by Jennifer Lopez

5. In the End by Linkin Park

6. Hey Baby by No Doubt

7. My Sacrifice by Creed

8. Wherever You Will Go by The Calling

9. A Woman’s Worth by Alicia Keys

10. Get the Party Started by Pink

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