Saccharin is accidentally discovered, the 22nd Amendment is ratified, Michael Jackson wins his first Grammy, and Mister Rogers dies, all on this day.
1968: Singer-songwriter Frankie Lymon (second from left), best known as the boy soprano lead singer of a New York City-based early rock 'n' roll group The Teenagers, dies from a heroin overdose at the age of 25 in Harlem, New York. The Teenagers' first single, 1956's "Why Do Fools Fall in Love," was also their biggest hit.
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