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 - Elizabeth Taylor
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1932: Actress Elizabeth Taylor, best known for roles in movies such as "National Velvet," "A Place in the Sun," "Giant," "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," "Butterfield 8," "Cleopatra" and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?," is born in London, England. Taylor won Academy Awards for Best Actress for "Butterfield 8" and "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" and also received three more Best Actress Oscar nominations over the course of her career. She died of congestive heart failure at age 79 on March 23, 2011.

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