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On this day: February 26

Published On: Feb 25 2013 01:02:15 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 26 2014 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 - Kinemacolor
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National Media Museum

1909: Kinemacolor, the first successful color motion picture process, is first shown to the general public at the Palace Theatre in London. The two-color additive color process photographed and projected a black-and-white film behind alternating red and green filters, but proved to costly for theaters to adapt and fell out of favor by the end of 1914.

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