On this day: February 20

POSTED: 04:12 PM PST Feb 19, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Feb 19, 2014 

The Post Office is born, World War II gets its first flying ace, John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth, and a fire at a Great White concert leaves 100 dead, all on this day.

OTD February 20 - Clarence Nash
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1985: Voice actor Clarence "Ducky" Nash, best known for providing the original voice of Donald Duck for the Walt Disney Studios, dies of leukemia at the age of 80 in Glendale, Calif. Nash also provided the voices for an early version of Daisy Duck as well as Donald's nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie.

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