On this day: February 27

POSTED: 10:12 AM PST Feb 26, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Feb 26, 2016 

Saccharin is accidentally discovered, the 22nd Amendment is ratified, Michael Jackson wins his first Grammy, and Mister Rogers dies, all on this day.

OTD February 27 - Keith Richards
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1977: Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones is arrested and charged with possession of heroin for the purpose of trafficking after his Toronto hotel suite is raided by Royal Canadian Mounted Police. He was released on $25,000 bail and would eventually plead guilty to a reduced charge of heroin possession and receive a one-year suspended sentence.


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