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On This Day

February 20

1872 Metropolitan Museum of Art Opens in New York City

1939 The Nazi hold a rally in Madison Square Gardens.

1944 Batman & Robin comic strip debuts in News papers

1959 The aircraft CF-105 Arrow project was disbanded by orders of Canadian Prime Minister John Diefenbaker.

1960 Jimi Hendrix plays his first gig

1964 Get a Job a song by the The Silhouettes is released

1978 Bob Backland becomes WWF Champion by defeating Billy Graham

1995 The Notorious BIG release the song Big Poppa

1996 JAY-Z releases the single Dead Presidents

1996 Lord Finesse drops the album The Awakening

Happy Birthday

1927 Sidney Poitier actor starred in The Defiant Ones, A Raisin in the Sun, The Greatest Story Ever Told, In the Heat of the Night, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner. First African American actor to win a Oscar and a Golden Globe.

1941 Buffy Sainte Marie singer

1942 Phil Esposito NHL Hockey Hall of fame, 2 x Stanley Cup Champion

1952 Ivana Trump Skier, model, X wife of Donald Tump

1963 Charles Barkley NBA Basketball great Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns & Houston Rockets. 1993 NBA MVP, 2 x Olympic gold medals.

1966 Cindy Crawford model, actress

1967 Kurt Cobain musical legend, Nirvana

1972 K-os rapper

1977 Gail Kim wrestler 1 x WWE Women's Championship,

1978 Jakki Degg model

1984 Trevor Noah TV Host comedian.

1988 Rihanna R&B Singer



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