Congress approved voting machines in federal elections

On February 14, 1899, Congress approved the use of voting machines in federal elections.

Listen to a brief history of voting machines from the University of Houston College of Engineering.

Israel parliament meets for the first time

On February 14, 1949, Israel's parliament, the Knesset, convened for the first time, and Joseph Shprinzak was elected as its first Speaker.

Read a history of the First Knesset from the Knesset archives.

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