Today is Thursday February 3rd. It is the 34th day of 2011 and there are 331 days left in the year.

It was on this day in 1959 that rock-and roll stars Buddy Holly,Ritchie Valens and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson died in a small plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa.

President Abraham Lincoln and Confederate Vice President Alexander H. Stephens held a shipboard peace conference off the Virginia coast on this day in 1865. The talks were deadlocked on the issue of Southern autonomy.

The 28th President of The United States, Woodrow Wilson, died in Washington D.C. at the age of 67.