Today in History: February 27

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Today in History: February 27

February 27, 2014 Updated Feb 27, 2014 at 12:42 PM EDT

Take a look at the video below to find out important happenings from this day in history. (Video may not display on some mobile devices)

Included: Germany's Reichstag burns, giving the Nazis under Adolf Hitler a pretext to seize absolute power; A cease-fire ends the Persian Gulf War; Actress Elizabeth Taylor born; Children's TV host Fred Rogers dies.

 

 

 




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