It Happened in February

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Can you name the answer to these events which have all occurred in a month of February?

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In 1982, 'Late Night with this man' debuts on NBC-TV
In 1920, the USSR recognizes this Baltic nation's independence
In 1989, a military coup overthrows dictator Alfredo Stroessner, of this South American country
In 1998, tis man, founder of Microsoft, gets a pie thrown in his face during a trip to Belgium
In 1973, this comic strip by Dik Browne, about a scruffy, overweight Viking, makes its debut
In 1965, 'You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin', by this musical duo hits no1
In 2013, this country launches its first satellite, Azerspace-1
In 1965, this music group releases 'Stop In the Name of Love
In 1900, Dwight Davis establishes a new trophy, the Davis Cup, for this sport
In 2013, this country beats Burkina Faso to win the football Africa Cup of Nations
In 1968, a man survives a jump off the George Washington Bridge, crossing this river in New York
In 1934, civil war breaks out in this Central European country
In 1959, this toy doll for girls goes on sale
In 1919, this package delivery company forms, typically referred to as UPS
In 1992, this US serial killer is found sane and guilty of killing 15 males aged 14-36
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In 1985, this Islamic militant group based in Lebanon forms
In 2008, this country declares independence from Serbia
In 1978, the first ever of this triathlon event is held in Kano, Hawaii
In 1945, an estimate of 900 Japanese soldiers are killed, in 2 days, as a result of being eaten by these creatures, whilst fleeing Allied forces in WWII
In 1974, this singer files for seperation from her husband, Sonny Bono
In 1989, the US seizes a record haul, 820lbs of this illegal drug, with a street value of $1billion
In 1935, airplanes are no longer permitted to fly over this US building
In 1903, this state of Cuba is leased to the US
In 1985, actor Yul Brynner reprises his role in this film musical based on the book 'Anna and the King of Siam'
In 1921, Tbilisi, capital of this country, in Asia, is occupied by Bolshevist Russia
In 2012, this film wins 5 Academy Awards, the first silent film to do so since 1927
In 1980, this man's ZANU-PF party wins elections in Zimbabwe
In 2012, Occupy London protestors are evicted from this Cathedral in London
In 1960, a 15-second earthquake kills 15,000 people, a third of the entire population of Agadir, in this African country

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