Saccharin is accidentally discovered, the 22nd Amendment is ratified, Michael Jackson wins his first Grammy, and Mister Rogers dies, all on this day.
2003: Children's television actor Fred Rogers, better known simply as Mister Rogers from his long-running show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood," dies of stomach cancer at the age of 74 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He's seen here in July 2002 after receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award during a ceremony at the White House.
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