On this day: February 20

Published On: Feb 19 2013 06:12:59 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 20 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

The Post Office is born, World War II gets its first flying ace, John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth, and a fire at a Great White concert leaves 100 dead, all on this day.

OTD February 20 - Ansel Adams
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1902: Photographer Ansel Adams, best known for his black-and-white landscape photographs of the American West, is born in San Francisco, California. He died of a heart attack at the age of 82 on April 22, 1984.

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