On this day: February 27

Published On: Feb 26 2013 12:12:45 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 27 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Saccharin is accidentally discovered, the 22nd Amendment is ratified, Michael Jackson wins his first Grammy, and Mister Rogers dies, all on this day.

OTD February 27 - Katarina Witt
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1988: At the Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada, Katarina Witt of East Germany wins her second consecutive Olympic figure skating gold medal, becoming the first lady to repeat as champion since Sonja Henie.

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