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.
1936: In Germany, Norwegian skater Sonja Henie wins her third consecutive Olympic figure skating gold. Henie is the only skater to win three ladies singles Olympic gold medals in a row, although Swedish figure skater Gillis Grafström did the same in men's singles from 1920-28.
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