On this day in history 1887 the first gathering at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsatawney, Pennsylvania to wait for the groundhog’s shadow occurred.
In the year 1536 the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina, was founded by Spanish conquistador Pedro de Mendoza.
The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs was formed in 1876.
James Joyce’s Ulysses was published in 1922
Nazi troops surrendered in the World War II Battle of Stalingrad on this day in history 1943.