On this day: February 25

Published On: Feb 24 2013 10:08:24 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 25 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Samuel Colt patents his revolver, the first black U.S. senator takes his seat, Muhammad Ali wins his first heavyweight title, and Ferdinand Marcos flees the Philippines, all on this day.

OTD February 25 - Chelsea Handler
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1975: Comedian, author and actress Chelsea Handler, best known for her TV talk show "Chelsea Lately" and for movies such as "This Means War" and "Fun Size," is born in Livingston, N.J.

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