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March 4

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
 
1999  Retired US Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun, author of a 1973 decision legalizing abortion, dies in Arlington, VA, at age 90.
 
1999A military jury in North Carolina clears a Marine pilot of reckless endangerment charges when his jet severed a gondola cable in the Alps, sending 20 people to their deaths.
 
1989Time and Warner Communications announce a planned merger to form the world's largest media and entertainment company.
 

1952
Ronald Reagan
 Movie star and future US president Ronald Reagan marries Nancy Davis.
 (photo credit: NARA)


 
1933Franklin D. Roosevelt is sworn in for his first term as US president.
 
1921Warren G. Harding is sworn in as the 29th US president.
 
1902The American Automobile Association is founded in Chicago.
 
1861Abraham Lincoln is sworn in as US president.
 
1801Thomas Jefferson becomes the first US president inaugurated in Washington, DC.
 
1791Vermont becomes the 13th state to join the US.
 
1634Proprietor Samuel Cole opens the first tavern in Boston.
 

Born today:

1971  Fergal Lawler - drummer (Cranberries)

1969  Chastity Bono - daughter of Sonny and Cher

1968  Patsy Kensit - actress

1961  Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini - middleweight boxer

1954  Catherine O'Hara - actress

1954  Adrian Zmed - actor

1953  Kay Lenz - actress

1951  Chris Rea - guitarist, singer

1948  Chris Squire - rock bassist (Yes)

1939  Paula Prentiss - actress

1936  Jim Clark - auto racer (1965 Indy 500 winner)

1909  Harry Helmsley - real estate tycoon (Empire State Building owner)

1901  Charles Goren - card expert (bridge)

1888  Knute Rockne - Notre Dame football hall of famer, coach

 

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