On this day: February 21

Published On: Feb 20 2013 11:46:53 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 21 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

The Washington Monument is dedicated, Alka-Seltzer is sold for the first time, the peace symbol is born, Malcolm X is assassinated, and Nixon heads to China, all on this day.

OTD February 21 - Jennifer Love Hewitt
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1979: Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt, who rose to fame on the 1990s TV drama "Party of Five," is born in Waco, Texas. Hewitt has also starred in the TV show "Ghost Whisperer" and in movies such as "I Know What You Did Last Summer," "Can't Hardly Wait," "Heartbreakers" and "Garfield: The Movie."

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