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.