Today in History - February 1
Monday, Feb 1 2010 by kjfitz
1814 – Mayon Volcano, in the Philippines, erupts, killing around 1,200 people; most devastating eruption of Mayon Volcano.
1896 – The opera La bohème premieres in Turin at the Teatro Regio (now the Teatro Regio di Torino)
2003 – Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrates during reentry into the Earth's atmosphere, killing all seven astronauts aboard.