On this day: February 12

Published On: Feb 11 2013 06:16:08 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 12 2016 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.

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1879: The first artificial ice rink opens in North America at the old Madison Square Garden, the first in a line of four venues to use that name, in New York City.

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