This Week in History

24 February 2010

Sachin Tendulkar becomes the first cricket player to score a double-century in the One Day International format.

25 February 1947

The state of Prussia is dissolved.

26 February 1991

The world's first web browser is presented to the public.

27 February 1932

The neutron is discovered by English physicist James Chadwick.

28 February 1991

The first Gulf War ends.

1 March 1998

James Cameron's epic account of a sinking ship – Titanic becomes the first film to gross $1 billion.

2 March 1904

American author, poet and illustrator Dr. Seuss is born.