February 20, 1971 in History


National Emergency Center erroneously orders U.S. radio and TV stations to go off the air. Mistake wasn't resolved for 30 minutes

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1992 Ross Perot says he'll run for President on Larry King Show
1988 Brian Boitano wins Olympic gold medal in figure skating
1962 John Glenn is 1st American to orbit Earth in Friendship 7
1872 Metropolitan Museum of Art opens in New York City
1839 Congress prohibits dueling in District of Columbia
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