On this day: February 28

POSTED: 07:54 PM PST Feb 26, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Feb 27, 2016 

Nylon is invented, the "M*A*S*H" finale draws a record audience, Michael Jackson wins a record eight Grammys, the Gulf War ends, and the Branch Davidian standoff begins, all on this day.

OTD February 28 - Charlevoix-Kamouraska earthquake
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1925: The Charlevoix-Kamouraska earthquake strikes northeastern North America. The quake, which was centered in the Charlevoix region of Quebec, Canada, along the Saint Lawrence River, was felt as far south as Virginia and as far west as the Mississippi River.


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