On this day: February 28

Published On: Feb 26 2013 09:54:06 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 28 2016 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 - Gulf War ends
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1991: Just 100 hours after the U.S.-led Coalition force's ground assault in Kuwait began, the first Gulf War ends with a ceasefire at midnight.

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