On this day: February 21

Published On: Feb 20 2013 11:46:53 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 21 2016 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 - Tyne Daly
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1946: Actress Tyne Daly, best known for playing Detective Mary Beth Lacey in the TV series "Cagney & Lacey," is born in Madison, Wisconsin. Daly, who has won six Emmys for her TV work, is also known for the TV series "Judging Amy" and "Christy."

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