March 01, 2015
Today is 60th day of the year
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Births Today

  • 1810 - "Frederic Chopin, Polish composer"
  • 1904 - "Glenn Miller, American bandleader"
  • 1910 - "David Niven, Scottish born Hollywood film actor"
  • 1927 - "Harry Belafonte, American singer"
  • 1940 - "David Broome, Showjumper"
  • 1945 - "Roger Daltrey, English singer with 'The Who'; actor"
  • 1954 - "Ron Howard, US TV actor & film director; TV's 'Happy Days'"
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events today

  • 1780 - Pennsylvania became the first American state to abolish slavery
  • 1932 - "The baby son of Charles Lindbergh, the American aviator, was kidnapped"
  • 1940 - Vivien Leigh won an Oscar for her part in 'Gone With The Wind'
  • 1954 - The first American hydrogen bomb test took place on the island of Bikini
  • 1966 - The first ever (crash) landing on Venus took place; by the soviet probe Venus 3
  • 1978 - "The coffin of Charles Chaplin was stolen, only months after being buried"
  • 1979 - A devolution vote in Scotland failed to reach the 40% requirement
  • 1983 - "British Leyland launced a new car, the Maestro"
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