On this day: February 24

Published: Jan 31 2014 12:20:36 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 24 2014 02:00:00 AM EST

Andrew Johnson is impeached, Johnny Cash performs at San Quentin, the U.S. hockey team wins Olympic gold, and the U.S. Postal Service unveils competing Elvis stamps, all on this day.

OTD February 24 - Jan Berenstain
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2012: Author and illustrator Jan Berenstain, best known for creating the children's book series "The Berenstain Bears" with her husband Stan Berenstain, dies of a stroke at age 88 in New Hope, Pa.

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