On this day: February 22

Published On: Feb 21 2013 10:56:47 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 22 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

The pilgrims get their first taste of popcorn, George Washington is born, Elvis hits the charts for the first time, and Team USA pulls off a "Miracle on Ice," all on this day.

OTD February 22 - Frank Woolworth
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1879: In Utica, New York, Frank Woolworth opens a five-cent Woolworth store. It failed within weeks. He would open his second store in April 1879 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, expanding the concept to include merchandise priced at 10 cents. In 1911, the F. W. Woolworth Company was incorporated with 586 stores.

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