On this day: February 18

Published On: Feb 17 2013 04:45:58 AM CST   Updated On: Feb 18 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Jefferson Davis becomes the president of the Confederacy, Pluto is discovered, a cow flies, the first Church of Scientology is formed, the Chicago Seven are found not guilty, and Dale Earnhardt dies at the Daytona 500, all on this day.

OTD February 18 - Yoko Ono
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1933: Singer and performance artist Yoko Ono, best known for her marriage to John Lennon and her work in avant-garde art, music and filmmaking, is born in Tokyo, Japan.

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