On this day: February 15

POSTED: 04:12 PM PST Feb 14, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Feb 14, 2013 

The USS Maine explodes mysteriously in Havana Harbor, the teddy bear is born, President Franklin D. Roosevelt survives an assassination attempt, and Jeffrey Dahmer is found guilty, all on this day.

OTD February 15 - John Barrymore
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1882: Actor John Barrymore, best known for his stage work and for his roles in movies like "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde," "Grand Hotel," "Dinner at Eight," "Twentieth Century" and "Don Juan," is born in Philadelphia, Pa. Barrymore was also a member of a multi-generation theatrical dynasty, as the brother of Lionel Barrymore and Ethel Barrymore, and the paternal grandfather of Drew Barrymore.

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