On this day: February 25

Published On: Feb 24 2013 10:08:24 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 25 2016 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 - PanAmerican Games
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Pan American Games

1951: The first Pan American Games are held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The event included 2,513 athletes from 21 countries, competing in 18 sports. The competition is held between athletes from nations of the Americas, held every four years in the year before the Summer Olympic Games.

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