On this day: February 26

Published On: Feb 25 2013 01:02:15 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 26 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

The Grand Canyon becomes a national park, Michael Jackson's "Thriller" album hits No. 1, a truck bomb explodes under the World Trade Center, and teenager Trayvon Martin is shot and killed, all on this day.

OTD February 26 - Tony Randall
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1920: Actor Tony Randall, best known for his role as Felix Unger in the TV sitcom "The Odd Couple," is born Arthur Leonard Rosenberg in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He's seen here, at left, with "Odd Couple" co-star Jack Klugman. Randall is also known for roles in movies such as "Lover Come Back," "7 Faces of Dr. Lao," "Pillow Talk" and "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?" Randall died of pneumonia at age 84 on May 17, 2004.

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