(Wednesday, February 2, 2005, 9:00 p.m. EST) — In his State of the Union address, President George W. Bush called tonight for changes in Social Security that would combine reduced government benefits for younger workers with “a chance to build a nest egg” through personal accounts.
(Monday, February 2, 1925) — The Lost World, a silent fantasy adventure film based on the Arthur Conan Doyle novel about explorers who encounter living prehistoric animals in South America, had its world premiere today in the U.S.
Directed by Harry Hoyt, the film starred Bessie Love, Lewis Stone, Wallace Beery, Lloyd Hughes and Alma Bennett.
Video: 'Icebound The Greatest Dog Story Ever Told' (Feb. 2, 1925, at 44:24)
(Monday, February 2, 1925, 5:30 a.m. local time) — The legendary 1925 serum run to Nome ended today as the last of a series of dog mushers (with Balto as the lead sled dog) brought a life-saving treatment to Nome, Alaska, the scene of a diphtheria epidemic, six days after the drug left Nenana.