http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history Galileo arrives in Rome for inquisition-1633. Patrick Henry becomes colonel of First Virginia battalion-1776. William and Mary proclaimed joint rulers of Britain-1689. First Medal of Honor action-1861. Dresden devastated by allied bombing raid-1945. Long lost Mark Twain manuscript of Huckleberry Finn discovered-1991. LBJ approves Operation Rolling Thunder-1965. League of Nations recognizes Switzerland's perpetual neutrality-1920. FAT TUESDAY!! PACZKI DAY!!