On This Day February 12th
On This Day in history:
1892- President Lincoln's birthday is declared to be a national holiday.
1977- The Police record their first single, "Fall Out."
1985- Johny Carson surprised his audience by shaving the beard he had been wearing on "The Tonight Show."
2004- Mattel announced that Barbie and Ken were breaking up. The dolls had met on the set of their first television commercial in 1961.