On this day: February 28

Published On: Feb 26 2013 09:54:06 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 28 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Nylon is invented, the "M*A*S*H" finale draws a record audience, Michael Jackson wins a record eight Grammys, the Gulf War ends, and the Branch Davidian standoff begins, all on this day.

OTD February 28 - Michael Jackson
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1984: Michael Jackson wins a record-setting eight Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year for "Thriller" and Record of the Year for "Beat It." While Jackson still stands alone with the record for most Grammys in one night by a solo artist, the band Santana would match his eight Grammys in 2000.

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