This Weekend In History…

World War II – Paris Peace Treaties….

February 10, 1947….

The peace treaties between the Allied powers (United States, Soviet Union, United Kingdom, and France) and Germany’s allies (Italy, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, and Finland) are signed – in Paris, France.

Whitney Houston Drowns In Bathtub….

February 11, 2012….

American singer Whitney Houston is found submerged and unconscious in her hotel bathtub. She was pronounced dead a short while later after unsuccessful attempts at CPR by paramedics. The coroner ruled Houston’s death an accident and reported that her death was caused by drowning and the “effects of atherosclerotic heart disease and cocaine use.” According to Guinness World Records she is the most awarded female act of all time. Music: I Wanna Dance With Somebody (1987) and Where Do Broken Hearts Go (1988, her 7th consecutive #1 American hit).

First Beatles Concert in the U.S.….

February 12, 1964…..

The Beatles perform their first U.S. concert at Carnegie Hall, New York