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 - JC Penney
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1971: James Cash Penney, who founded the J.C. Penney stores in 1902, dies at the age of 95 in New York City. The company closed for business for one-half day as a memorial to Penney.


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