On this day: February 12

POSTED: 04:16 PM PST Feb 11, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Feb 11, 2014 

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 - Screaming Jay Hawkins
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2000: Musician Screamin' Jay Hawkins, known for his powerful, operatic vocal delivery and wildly theatrical performances of songs such as "I Put a Spell on You," dies at the age of 70 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, after surgery to treat an aneurysm.

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