U.S. Battleship Maine Explodes in Havana Harbor

– ON THIS DAY – On Feb. 15, 1898, the U.S. battleship Maine blew up in Havana Harbor, killing 260 crew members and escalating tensions with Spain. See This Front Page http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/on-this-day/February-15?th=&emc=tha213&nl=todaysheadlines Buy This Front Page http://www.nytstore.com/Front-Page-New-York-Times-Reprint_p_103.html

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