On this day: February 24

Posted: 12:20 PM EST Jan 31, 2014   Updated: 2:00 AM EST Feb 24, 2016

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 - Harold Ramis
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2014: Actor and film director Harold Ramis dies of complications from autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis at age 69 in Glencoe, Illinois. Ramis was best known for his roles in "Ghostbusters" and "Stripes," both of which he co-wrote, and for directing movies such as "Caddyshack," "National Lampoon's Vacation," "Groundhog Day" and "Analyze This."

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