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|If a woman has to choose between catching a fly
ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the
infant's life without even considering if there are men on base.
- Dave Barry
March 20th In Pop Culture History
► 1345 - According to scholars at the University of
Paris, the Black Death was created today, from what they called
"a triple conjunction of Saturn, Jupiter and Mars in
the 40th degree of Aquarius, occurring on the 20th of March
1345." Actually, the bubonic plague came from infected
fleas from sickened and dead rats.
► 1852 - Harriet Beecher Stowe's anti-slavery novel,
Uncle Tom's Cabin, was published.
► 1854 - In Ripon, Wisconsin, former members of the
Whig Party formed the Republican Party.
► 1982 - Rock Guitarist Randy Rhodes died in a plane
1899 - Martha M. Place became the first woman to die in theelectric
chair at Sing Sing Prison, for the murder of her 17-year-old
step-daughter, Ida Place.
► 1995 - The Aum Shinrikyo (Supreme Truth) cult released
sarin gas into the Tokyo subway system, killing a dozen people
and sickening thousands.
Now You Know...
|Holly Hunter (1958)
Spike Lee (1957)
Bobby Orr (1948)
Hal Linden (1931)
William Hurt (1950)
Carl Palmer (1950)
Mr. Fred Rogers (1928 - 2003)
David Thewlis (1963)
Jerry Reed (1937)
Carl Reiner (1922)
|Typically the March equinox
falls on this date, when both day and night are of equal length.