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On this day: February 15

Published On: Feb 14 2013 06:12:05 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 15 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

The USS Maine explodes mysteriously in Havana Harbor, the teddy bear is born, President Franklin D. Roosevelt survives an assassination attempt, and Jeffrey Dahmer is found guilty, all on this day.

OTD February 15 - Matt Groening
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1954: Cartoonist Matt Groening, the creator of "The Simpsons" and "Futurama," is born in Portland, Ore.

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