On this day: February 12

POSTED: 04:16 PM PST Feb 11, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Feb 11, 2016 

Charles Darwin and Abe Lincoln share a birthday, Superman makes his radio debut, President Clinton is acquitted in his impeachment trial, and Charles Schulz dies, all on this day.

OTD February 12 - Writers Guild of America strike
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2008: The Writers Guild of America votes to end a 100-day strike that had effectively ceased production for all scripted television programming. According to a National Public Radio report, the strike cost the economy of the Los Angeles-area an estimated $1.5 billion.


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