Feb. 2, 1922: The cornerstone for Mayne Williams Public Library was laid.
Feb. 2, 1935: The Beer Commission was investigating whether the beer sold in local establishments was too strong. The Johnson City Press reported numerous complaints that the beer in Washington County contained a higher percentage of alcohol than allowed by state law. Commission members included A.E. McCorkle, Rex Pierce, Dr. W.P. Willis, Edge Hall and Ural Bolton.
Feb. 2, 1965: The Science Hill Hilltoppers trounced the Elizabethton Cyclones 65-49 in boys basketball. James Hairston led the ‘Toppers with 27 points.
Sources: Archives of Appalachia, Mary Hardin McCown Collection; Greater Johnson City A Pictorial History; Johnson City Press; Johnson City Press-Chronicle.