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Jason Gibbons was born.
Rian Olivia Courtney was born.
Edward Sullivan was born.
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1850 - Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel, "The Scarlet Letter," was published.
1968 - The My Lai massacre occurred in Vietnam.
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1762 - The first St. Patrick's Day parade was held in New York City.
2003 - President Bush delivered an ultimatum to Saddam Hussein: leave Iraq within 48 hours or face an attack.
Catherine Granton was born.
Lou Pastina was born.
1965 - Soviet cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov made the first spacewalk.
2004 - A small asteroid made the closest approach to Earth ever recorded, only about 26,500 miles away.
James D. McKeon was born.
1931 - Nevada state legislature legalized gambling.
1953 - The Academy Awards were first televised.
Joe Mara was born.
Casey Brouder was born.
Robert Intelisano was born.
1999 - Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones became the first to fly a hot-air balloon nonstop around the world.
2003 - Ground troops entered Iraq and a second round of air strikes against Baghdad was launched.
Gee Linares was born.
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1963 - Alcatraz Prison in San Francisco Bay, a harsh maximum security jail which once housed gangster Al Capone, closed.
1965 - Martin Luther King Jr. led the start of a civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS