On this day: February 27

Published On: Feb 26 2013 12:12:45 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 27 2016 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 - Howard Hesseman
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1940: Actor Howard Hesseman, best known for playing disc jockey Johnny Fever on "WKRP in Cincinnati" and schoolteacher Charlie Moore on "Head of the Class," is born in Lebanon, Oregon.

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