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TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1945, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin concluded their conference in Yalta.
Today is the 42nd day of 2013 and the 53rd day of winter.
In 1990, anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela was released from prison in South Africa after 27 years.
In 2006, Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shot and wounded a friend while hunting quail on a Texas ranch.
In 2011, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak ceded power in response to mass protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square, bringing nearly 30 years of rule to a close.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Thomas Edison (1847-1931), inventor; Leslie Nielsen (1926-2010), actor; Mary Quant (1934- ), fashion designer; Burt Reynolds (1936- ), actor; Sheryl Crow (1962- ), singer; Sarah Palin (1964- ), politician/TV personality; Jennifer Aniston (1969- ), actress; Kelly Rowland (1981- ), singer; Taylor Lautner (1992- ), actor.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1990, Buster Douglas knocked out undisputed heavyweight champion and 42-1 betting favorite Mike Tyson in the 10th round of their match in Tokyo, completing one of the biggest upsets in boxing history.
TODAY'S FACT: Mary Quant is the fashion designer most often credited with originating hot pants and the miniskirt.
TODAY'S QUOTE: " Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." -- Thomas Edison
TODAY'S NUMBER: 20.5 -- percentage of elderly men who held jobs in 2010, compared to 16.3 percent in 1990 and 68.3 percent in 1890.
TODAY'S MOON: Between new moon (Feb. 10) and first quarter moon (Feb. 17).