|HISTORY: Feb. 1, 2014|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
Today is Saturday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2014. There are 333 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On Feb. 1, 1960, four black college students began a sit-in protest at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro, N.C., where they’d been refused service.
On this date:
In 1790, the U.S. Supreme Court convened for the first time in New York. (However, since only three of the six justices were present, the court recessed until the next day.)
In 1861, Texas voted to leave the Union at a Secession Convention in Austin.
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