Country Music Hall of Famer and long-time Grand Ole Opry member, Grandpa Jones dies on February 19th, 1998.
The last issue Nashville Banner newspaper is published February 20, 1998.
Little Jimmy Dickens made his Grand Ole Opry debut on this day in 1948
William Harrison Frist, more commonly known as Bill Frist was born in Nashville, on February 22, 1952.
Minnie Pearl got married to Henry Cannon on February 23rd, 1947.
-General Nathan Bedford Forrest raids Brentwood on February 24th, 1863.
-One of the greatest stars of country music and in honky-tonk history,Webb Pierce, known locally for his silver-dollar studded auto and guitar-shaped swimming pools, dies on February 24, 1991
-Tennessee, occupied by Union forces, was not included in the Emancipation Proclamation of 1853.
-Slaves in the State were set free February 25, 1865, by an amendment to the State Constitution.
-February 25th, 1862, Union forces captured Nashville and raised the American flag over the capital.
Next Week in Nashville History