Stephen H. Sholes, industry executive and member of the Country Music Hall of Fame was born today in 1911.
-The city of Nashville was lighted by gas on February 13th, 1851.
-General Hospital Soap Star, Sharon Wyatt, was born in Lebanon on February 13th, 1953.
-Battle of Ft Donelson begins today in 1862, and last three days.
Country Artist,Kathy Mattea married songwriter Jon Vezner on February 14th, 1988.
Local Politician, John Bell, also known as "The Great Apostate of Tennessee", was born near Nashville on February 15, 1797.
General Grant broke the Confederate line on February 16, 1862. He captured Fort Donelson on the Cumberland River and declared martial law.
In 1965,the Tennessee Legislature declared "The Tennessee Waltz" the state song.
On the February 18th, 1862 troops destroyed the Suspension Bridge and the Railroad Bridge during the night.Next Week in Nashville History