Saccharin is accidentally discovered, the 22nd Amendment is ratified, Michael Jackson wins his first Grammy, and Mister Rogers dies, all on this day.
1807: Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, whose best known works include "Paul Revere's Ride," "The Song of Hiawatha" and "Evangeline," is born in Portland, Maine.
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