• On Feb. 1, 1887, Harvey Wilcox officially registers “Hollywood” with the Los Angeles County recorder’s office. Wilcox and his wife bought 160 acres of land at Newman Enterprises, and moving back in with her surprised parents.
THIS WEEK: Summer hunted down Kyle, insisting that they need to clear the air. She assured him that she intends to respect his wishes and promised to give him space, but her actions proved the exact opposite. in the foothills west of Los Angeles. They envisioned it as the perfect site for a utopian-like community for devout Christians, where they could live a highly moral life free of vices such as alcohol.
• On Jan. 31, 1950, President Harry Truman announces his decision to support development of the hydrogen bomb. On Nov. 1, 1952, the United States successfully detonated “Mike,” the world’s first hydrogen bomb, on the Elugelab Atoll in the Pacific Marshall Islands.
• On Feb. 3, 1966, the Soviet Union makes the first controlled landing on the moon, when its unmanned spacecraft Lunik 9 touches down on the Ocean of Storms. After a soft landing, it began transmitting images back to Earth.
• On Feb. 2, 1970, antiwar protestors file suit against the Dow Chemical Company in a Washington, D.C., court in an attempt to prove that it is still making napalm, a jelly-like gasoline used in bombs during the Vietnam War. Dow had lost its government contract to produce napalm in June 1969.