16 February 1838
On this date in 1838...
Kentucky passed a law permitting women to attend school under certain conditions.
- 1861 - Texas state troops occupied the federal arsenal and barracks at San Antonio.
- 1862 - Fort Donelson, Tennessee fell to Ulysses Grant's invading federal forces.
- 1865 - Columbia, South Carolina fell to General W.T. Sherman's federal invaders.
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