On this day: February 28

Published On: Feb 26 2013 09:54:06 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 28 2015 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 - Gavin MacLeod
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1931: Actor Gavin MacLeod, best known for his television roles on "McHale's Navy," "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "The Love Boat," is born in Mount Kisco, New York.

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