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 - Paul Harvey
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2009: Radio broadcaster Paul Harvey, whose "Paul Harvey News and Comment" was a fixture on the ABC Network for 58 years, and who was also known for his famous "The Rest of the Story" segments, dies at the age of 90 in Phoenix, Arizona. Harvey is seen here in 2005 receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President George W. Bush.


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