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 - Sonja Henie
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20th Century Fox

1936: In Paris, France, Norwegian figure skater Sonja Henie wins an unprecedented 10th consecutive World Figure Skating Championships. After the 1936 World Figure Skating Championships, Henie gave up her amateur status and took up a career as a professional performer in movies and live shows.

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