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 - William F Buckley
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2008: Conservative author and political commentator William F. Buckley Jr., who founded the political magazine National Review in 1955 and hosted the television show "Firing Line" from 1966 until 1999, dies of a heart attack at the age of 82 in Stamford, Connecticut.


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