On this day: February 12

Published On: Feb 11 2013 06:16:08 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 12 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Charles Darwin and Abe Lincoln share a birthday, Superman makes his radio debut, President Clinton is acquitted in his impeachment trial, and Charles Schulz dies, all on this day.

OTD February 12 - Grant Wood
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Smithsonian American Art Museum

1942: American painter Grant Wood, best known for his paintings depicting the rural American Midwest, particularly the painting "American Gothic," dies of pancreatic cancer one day before his 51st birthday in Iowa City, Iowa.

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