On this day: February 26

POSTED: 11:02 AM PST Feb 25, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Feb 25, 2016 

The Grand Canyon becomes a national park, Michael Jackson's "Thriller" album hits No. 1, a truck bomb explodes under the World Trade Center, and teenager Trayvon Martin is shot and killed, all on this day.

OTD February 26 - John Harvey Kellogg
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Library of Congress

1852: John Harvey Kellogg, an American physician and health-food pioneer whose development of dry breakfast cereals with his brother William K. Kellogg was largely responsible for the creation of the flaked-cereal industry, is born in Tyrone, Michigan.


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