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 - Chile earthquake
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2010: An earthquake measuring 8.8 on the Richter scale strikes central parts of Chile, killing more than 500 people and leaving thousands injured. The quake triggered a tsunami that struck Hawaii shortly after.


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