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 - Jefferson Davis
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1862: Jefferson Davis is officially inaugurated for a six-year term as the president of the Confederate States of America in Richmond, Virginia. He was previously inaugurated as a provisional president on Feb. 18, 1861.

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