On This Day Weekend February 28, March 1, 2
On This Day in history:
1931: Actor Gavin Macleod, Captain on the Love Boat, is born.
1979- Mr. Ed, the talking horse from the TV show "Mr. Ed" passed away.
1983- "M*A*S*H" became the most watched television program in history when the final episode aired.
1803- Ohio becomes the 17th US state.
1867- Nebraska becomes the 37th US state.
1879- The library of Hawaii was established.
1961- The Peace Corps is established by US President Kennedy.
1969- Mickey Mantle announces his retirement from baseball.
1933- The motion picture "King Kong" has its world premiere in New York.
1950- The singer Karen Carpenter, of the group The Carpenters, is born.
1962- Jon Bon Jovi is born.
1964- "Twist and Shout" by the Beatles is released in the US.
2011- Steve Jobs unveils the Apple iPad 2.
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