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 - Milan Milutinovic
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2009: Former Serbian president Milan Milutinovic is acquitted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia regarding war crimes during the Kosovo War. The court ruled that Milutinovic had "no direct control over the Yugoslav army," instead placing the blame for the alleged crimes on Slobodan Miloševic.


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