On this date…

On this date in 1885 Admiral Chester Nimitz is born (commander of the U.S. Pacific fleet in World War II). In 1917 the Zimmerman telegram was exposed; and in 1942 Voice of America began broadcasting in German. In 1991 Desert Storm began as coalition ground forces drive on Iraqi forces in Kuwait.

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