THIS DAY IN HISTORY: February 20 in photos

1994 - Holly Schneider is comforted by teammate Angie Harding after Northrop lost the Semi State Final Game in triple overtime to Kokomo at the Coliseum.
1995 - The Fort Wayne Philharmonic performs.
1995 - The city has given ARCH six months to raise money to remove the houses located at 402, 408 and 424 Main St. which are in the downtown area, or else, the houses will be torn down.
1995 - A truck goes outside of his lane to pass by an Amish buggie which was traveling on its new buggie path along Grabill Road Monday afternoon. Some Amish are complaining the shoulder is not wide enough to travel on and is unsafe.
1995 - Mama kangaroo watches with concern while Dr. Brown takes a look at her yearling joey, who was thought to have a sore paw.
1996 - 50's chairs from Candle Light Antiques
1997 - Charlie Brown (Jim Matusik), left, Linus (Mark Dunn) and Lucy (Anna Wood) will perform in "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" at the Arena Theater, 719 Rockhill St.
1997 - Kindergardener Jessica Goodpaster and first-grader Jason Reynolds read books paid for by Project READS, at Franke Park Elementary School.
1998 - Attorney Michael Harmeyer, an Aboite Township resident, is opposed to annexation. Harmeyer, who is employed in downtown Fort Wayne, believes the less government, the better.
2001 - Fort Wayne Police investigate an accident in the 5300 block of Riviera Drive Tuesday morning. Police believe the driver went off the road to the right, looked-up to see a tree in front of her (not shown) and swerved into this tree on the other side of the road.
2002 - Kenneth Elisapana is a Sudanese citizen who has received political asylum in the United States as he studies at Taylor University in Upland. Elisapana's father was killed in the fighting between the north and south and escaped from a ghetto in the north where he believes his family is still residing.
2003 - U.S. Senator Evan Bayh, left, speaks at ITT, 1919 W. Cook Road, Thursday afternoon, as Fort Wayne Mayor Graham Richard looks on.
2003 - Vic Kaminski, a St. Mary's Soup Kitchen volunteer for over 20 years, cuts up a turkey roll for use in soup later in the week.
2006 - Charles Tellef, 14, took advantage of the weather and lack of snow on the ramps of the Lawton skate park to practice some tricks.
2007 - Croninger Elementary School 5th grade teacher Amy Strine, center, instructs her students (L-R) Mariah Moonen, Devyn Royal, Morgan Flowers, Jeffrey Erdei and Arriana Fitts, while making dog biscuits during class. She traveed to Alaska Feb. 24th to March 6th for teacher workshops and events during the Iditarod sled dog race.
2008 - Mikelion Ragsdale, 3, plays with blocks at the MLK Montessori School. MLK students are encouraged to become independent by working on projects by themselves, without the help of teachers.
2008 - The charactor of "Giselle" (Lucia Rogers), left, is held in the arms of dance coach Jeremy Blanton, right, playing the role of "Albrecht" disquised as "Loys" during rehearsal for the Fort Wayne Ballet's production of Giselle. (Photo by Brian Tombaugh)
2008 - This tractor-trailer slid off the road Wednesday morning and crashed into the sound barrier wall along the southbound lanes of I-69 near the Lima St. exit. While no one was seriously hurt in the accident about fifty gallons of diesel did leak causing crews to have to pump the leaking fuel.
2009 - Leo's Cameron Friend, center, holds Martinsville's Jordan Krulik down during their first-round match in the 145-pound weight class at the IHSAA state individual wrestling championships at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis. Photo by Chad Ryan.
2012 - Mayor Tom Henry said a few words during the Fort Wayne Police Officer's promotion ceremony Monday at Citizens Square, five Fort Wayne officers received promotions. Henry thanked the officers for their continued hard work for the City of Fort Wayne's Police Department.
2014 - The viaduct on Taylor Street near Broadway was holding water Thursday as rain and snow melt continued. The temperature was expected to peak at 50 degrees. Area motorist are being cautioned to watch for street flooding as the thaw continues.
2017 - Maplewood gym teacher and basketball coach Zach Welklin has led his school to three city championships in his first six seasons. Maplewood plays for their fourth title tomorrow at North Side High School.

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