On this day: February 27

POSTED: 10:12 AM PST Feb 26, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Feb 26, 2014 

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 - James Worthy
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1961: Hall of Fame basketball player James Worthy, a seven-time NBA All-Star, a three-time NBA champion and the 1988 NBA Finals MVP during his 12-season career with the Los Angeles Lakers, is born in Gastonia, N.C. Worthy also earned an NCAA championship with North Carolina in 1982, earning Final Four Most Outstanding Player honors.

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