Woody Guthrie

Woody Guthrie

This Week in History

February 21, 1965

In New York City, Malcolm X, an African-American nationalist and religious leader, is assassinated by rival Black Muslims.

February 23, 1940

Folk singer Woody Guthrie writes one of his best-known songs, “This Land Is Your Land

February 27, 2003

Beloved children’s entertainer Fred “Mister” Rogers succumbs to stomach cancer at 74.

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