Today in History: February 5

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Today in History: February 5

February 5, 2014 Updated Feb 5, 2014 at 11:33 AM CDT

Take a look at the video below to find out important happenings from this day in history.

Included: FDR plans to 'pack' the Supreme Court; Byron de la Beckwith convicted of killing civil rights leader Medgar Evers; The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour premieres; William S. Burroughs and Hank Aaron born.