On this day: February 21

POSTED: 09:46 PM PST Feb 20, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Feb 20, 2015 

The Washington Monument is dedicated, Alka-Seltzer is sold for the first time, the peace symbol is born, Malcolm X is assassinated, and Nixon heads to China, all on this day.

OTD February 21 - David Letterman
1 / 41
CBS Television

2000: David Letterman returns to the late-night talk show "Late Show with David Letterman" about five weeks after having an emergency quintuple heart bypass operation. Letterman brought all but one of the doctors and nurses on stage who had participated in his surgery and recovery to tearfully thank them.

4 areas are now under advisories, watches or severe weather warnings.

Local Weather Forecast


Most Popular Stories