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March 14th - Happy Birthday to Grace Park


Today is Wednesday, March 14, the 74th day of 2012. There are 292 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On March 14, 1962, Democrat Edward M. Kennedy officially launched in Boston his successful candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat from Massachusetts once held by his brother, President John F. Kennedy. Kennedy served in the Senate for nearly 47 years.

On this date:
In 44 BC, Casca, Cicero and Cassius decided, in the night before the Assassination of Julius Caesar, that Mark Antony should stay alive.
In 313, Emperor Jin Huidi is executed by Liu Cong, ruler of the Xiongnu state (Han Zhao).
In 1381, Chioggia concludes an alliance with Zadar and Trogir against Venice, which becomes changed in 1412 in Šibenik.
In 1489, The Queen of Cyprus, Catherine Cornaro, sells her kingdom to Venice.
In 1590, Battle of Ivry: Henry of Navarre and the Huguenots defeat the forces of the Catholic League under the Duc de Mayenne during the French Wars of Religion.
In 1647, Thirty Years' War: Bavaria, Cologne, France and Sweden sign the Truce of Ulm.
In 1743, a memorial service was held at Faneuil Hall in Boston honoring Peter Faneuil, who had donated the building bearing his name.
In 1757, Admiral Sir John Byng is executed by firing squad aboard HMS Monarch for breach of the Articles of War.
In 1780, American Revolutionary War: Spanish forces capture Fort Charlotte in Mobile, Alabama, the last British frontier post capable of threatening New Orleans in Spanish Louisiana.
In 1782, Battle of Wuchale: Emperor Tekle Giyorgis pacifies a group of Oromo near Wuchale.
In 1794, Eli Whitney received a patent for his cotton gin, an invention that revolutionized America's cotton industry.
In 1885, the Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera “The Mikado” premiered at the Savoy Theatre in London.
In 1900, The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing United States currency on the gold standard.
In 1903, The Hay-Herran Treaty, granting the United States the right to build the Panama Canal, is ratified by the United States Senate. The Colombian Senate would later reject the treaty.
In 1910, Lakeview Gusher, the largest U.S. oil well gusher near Bakersfield, California, vented to atmosphere.
In 1915, World War I: Cornered off the coast of Chile by the Royal Navy after fleeing the Battle of the Falkland Islands, the German light cruiser SMS Dresden is abandoned and scuttled by her crew.
In 1923, President Warren G. Harding became the first chief executive to file an income tax report.
In 1931, Alam Ara, India's first talkie film, is released.
In 1932, Photography pioneer George Eastman, founder of Eastman Kodak Co., died by his own hand at age 77 in Rochester, N.Y.
In 1939, the republic of Czechoslovakia was dissolved, opening the way for Nazi occupation of Czech areas and the separation of Slovakia.
In 1942, Orvan Hess and John Bumstead became the first in the United States successfully to treat a patient, Anne Miller, using penicillin.
In 1943, World War II, The Kraków Ghetto is 'liquidated'.
In 1945, World War II, The [sign in to see URL]. first operational use of the Grand Slam bomb, Bielefeld, Germany.
In 1951, Korean War: For the second time, United Nations troops recapture Seoul.
In 1964, A jury in Dallas, Texas, finds Jack Ruby guilty of killing Lee Harvey Oswald, assumed assassin of John F. Kennedy.
In 1967, The body of President John F. Kennedy is moved to a permanent burial place at Arlington National Cemetery.
In 1972, Italian publisher and former partisan Giangiacomo Feltrinelli is killed by an explosion near Segrate.
In 1972, Sterling Airways Flight 296 crashed near Kalba in the United Arab Emirates. All 112 passengers and crew were killed.
In 1978, The Israeli Defense Force invades and occupies southern Lebanon, in Operation Litani.
In 1979, In China, a Hawker Siddeley Trident crashes into a factory near Beijing, killing at least 200.
In 1980, In Poland, a plane crashes during final approach near Warsaw, killing 87 people, including a 14-man American boxing team.
In 1984, Gerry Adams, head of Sinn Féin, is seriously wounded in an assassination attempt in central Belfast.
In 1991, a British court overturned the wrongful convictions of the "Birmingham Six," who had spent 16 years in prison for a 1974 Irish Republican Army bombing, and ordered them released.
In 1994, Timeline of Linux development: Linux kernel version [sign in to see URL] is released.
In 1995, Space Exploration: Astronaut Norman Thagard becomes the first American astronaut to ride to space on-board a Russian launch vehicle.
In 2006, Members of the Chadian military fail in a coup d'état attempt.
In 2007, The Left Front government of West Bengal sends at least 3,000 police to Nandigram in an attempt to break Bhumi Uchhed Pratirodh Committee resistance there; the resulting clash leaves 14 dead.
In 2008, A series of riots, protests, and demonstrations erupted in Lhasa and elsewhere in Tibet.

Ten years ago: Serbia and Montenegro signed an accord to radically restructure their federation, dropping the name "Yugoslavia" and granting greater autonomy to prevent the country's final breakup.

Five years ago: President George W. Bush said he was troubled by the Justice Department's misleading explanations to Congress of why it had fired eight U.S. attorneys, but said the firings were "entirely appropriate."

One year ago: Neil Diamond, Alice Cooper, Tom Waits, Darlene Love, Dr. John and Leon Russell were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Today's Birthdays: Former astronaut Frank Borman is 84. Singer Phil Phillips is 81. Actor Michael Caine is 79. Composer-conductor Quincy Jones is 79. Former astronaut Eugene Cernan is 78. Actor Raymond J. Barry is 73. Movie director Wolfgang Petersen is 71. Country singer Michael Martin Murphey is 67. Rock musician Walt Parazaider (Chicago) is 67. Actor Steve Kanaly is 66. Comedian Billy Crystal is 64. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., is 64. Country singer Jann Browne is 58. Actor Adrian Zmed is 58. Prince Albert II, the ruler of Monaco, is 54. Actress Laila Robins is 53. Actress Penny Johnson Jerald is 51. Actress Penny Johnson Jerald is 51. Producer-director-writer Kevin Williamson is 47. Actor Gary Anthony Williams is 46. Actress Megan Follows is 44. Rock musician Michael Bland is 43. Actress Meredith Salenger is 42. Country singer Kristian Bush is 42. Country singer Kristian Bush is 42. Rock musician Derrick (Jimmie’s Chicken Shack) is 40. Actress Grace Park is 38. Actor Jake Fogelnest is 33. Actor Chris Klein is 33. Actress Mercedes McNab (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Addams Family movies) is 32. Actress Kate Maberly is 30. Singer-musician Taylor Hanson (Hanson) is 29. Actor Jamie Bell is 26.

Other notable birthdays, March 14:
1921, S. Truett Cathy, founder of Chick-fil-A
1925, William Clay Ford, Sr., American owner of the Detroit Lions
1932, Naina Yeltsina, former First Lady of Russian Federation
1936, Bob Charles, New Zealand golfer
1946, Wes Unseld, American basketball player
1947, William J. Jefferson, American politician
1950, Rick Dees, American disc jockey
1951, Jerry Greenfield, American co-founder of Ben & Jerry's ice cream
1956, Butch Wynegar, American baseball player
1965, Kevin Brown, American baseball player
1969, Larry Johnson, American basketball player
1970, Kristian Bush, American folk rock and country musician
1975, Wendy Rice, American actress
1981, Bobby Jenks, American baseball player
1981, George Wilson, American football player
1988, Stephen Curry, American basketball player
1988, Sasha Grey, American pornographic actress

Born on this day, March 14, passed away:
1804, Johann Strauss, Senior, Austrian composer (d. 1849)
1813, Joseph Philo Bradley, American jurist and former Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court (d. 1892)
1833, Lucy Hobbs Taylor, first female dentist in the United States (d. 1910)
1851, John Sebastian Little, American politician, member of the United States House of Representatives from Arkansas and 21st Governor of Arkansas (d. 1916)
1854, Thomas R. Marshall, American politician, 27th Governor of Indiana, and 28th Vice President of the United States of America (d. 1925)
1863, Casey Jones, American railroad engineer (d. 1900)
1879, Albert Einstein, German-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1955)
1887, Charles Reisner, American silent actor and film director (d. 1962)
1912, Les Brown, American bandleader (d. 2001)
1912, W. Graham Claytor, Jr. Southern Railway and later Amtrak President (d. 1994)
1914, Bill Owen, British actor (d. 1999)
1914, Lee Petty, American race car driver (d. 2000)
1916, Horton Foote, American author, playwright and screenwriter (d. 2009)
1918, Dennis Patrick, American actor (d. 2002)
1920, Hank Ketcham, American cartoonist (d. 2001)
1923, Diane Arbus, American photographer (d. 1971)
1943, Anita Morris, American actress (d. 1994)
1947, Roy Budd, British jazz musician and composer ([sign in to see URL])
1960, Kirby Puckett, American baseball player (d. 2006)

Notable deaths, March 14:
1883, Karl Marx, German philosopher and political theorist (b. 1818)
1932, George Eastman, American inventor, and founder of Eastman Kodak (b. 1854)
1973, Chic Young, American cartoonist (b. 1901)
1975, Susan Hayward, American actress (b. 1917)
1976, Busby Berkeley, American choreographer and director (b. 1895)
1991, Doc Pomus, American composer (b. 1925)
2009, Altovise Davis, American entertainer, Sammy Davis, Jr.'s widow (b. 1943)
2010, Peter Graves, American actor (b. 1926)

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Today is Thursday, March 14, the 73rd day of 2013. There are 292 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On March 14, 1923, President Warren G. Harding became the first chief executive to file an income tax return, paying a tax of $17,990 on his $75,000 salary.

One year ago: President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, hosted a White House state dinner for British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife, Samantha. Earlier, the two leaders announced that NATO forces would hand over the lead combat role in Afghanistan to Afghan forces in 2013 as the U.S. and its allies aimed to get out by the end of 2014.

Today's Birthdays: Former astronaut Frank Borman is 85. Singer Phil Phillips is 82. Actor Michael Caine is 80. Composer-conductor Quincy Jones is 80. Former astronaut Eugene Cernan is 79. Actor Raymond J. Barry is 74. Movie director Wolfgang Petersen is 72. Country singer Michael Martin Murphey is 68. Rock musician Walt Parazaider (payr-ah-ZAY'-der)(Chicago) is 68. Actor Steve Kanaly is 67. Comedian Billy Crystal is 65. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., is 65. Country singer Jann Browne is 59. Actor Adrian Zmed is 59. Prince Albert II, the ruler of Monaco, is 55. Actress Laila Robins is 54. Actress Tamara Tunie (tuh-MAH'-ruh TOO'-nee) is 54. Actress Penny Johnson Jerald is 52. Producer-director-writer Kevin Williamson is 48. Actor Gary Anthony Williams is 47. Actress Megan Follows is 45. Rock musician Michael Bland is 44. Country singer Kristian Bush is 43. Rock musician Derrick (Jimmie's Chicken Shack) is 41. Actress Betsy Brandt is 40. Actress Grace Park is 39. Actor Jake Fogelnest is 34. Actor Chris Klein is 34. Actress Kate Maberly is 31. Singer-musician Taylor Hanson (Hanson) is 30. Actor Jamie Bell is 27.

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Today is Friday, March 14, the 73rd day of 2014. There are 292 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On March 14, 1964, a jury in Dallas found Jack Ruby guilty of murdering Lee Harvey Oswald, the accused assassin of President John F. Kennedy, and sentenced him to death. (Both the conviction and death sentence were later overturned, but Ruby died before he could be retried.)

Ten years ago: Opposition Socialists scored a dramatic upset win in Spain's general election, unseating conservatives stung by charges they'd provoked the Madrid terror bombings that killed 191 people by supporting the [sign in to see URL] war in Iraq. Russian President Vladimir Putin won a second term. Two Palestinian suicide bombers killed eleven Israelis in the port of Ashdod.

Five years ago: President Barack Obama met at the White House with Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (loo-EEZ' ee-NAH'-see-oh LOO'-luh duh SEEL'-vuh); afterward, Obama downplayed divisions between the U.S. and Europe over how to tackle the world's financial crisis. Finance officials from rich and developing countries, meeting in Horsham, England, pledged to do "whatever is necessary" to fix the global economy. Altovise Joanne Gore Davis, a dancer and actress and the widow of Sammy Davis Jr., died in Los Angeles at age 65.

One year ago: During his first full day as pontiff, Pope Francis stopped by his Vatican hotel to pick up his luggage and pay the bill himself, a day after being elected by his fellow cardinals. Some 10,000 workers from across the European Union protested outside a summit of EU leaders in Brussels, demanding they end years of austerity and focus instead on curbing runaway unemployment with more spending. A nearly 19-hour standoff in Herkimer, N.Y., came to an end inside a cluttered, abandoned bar as police SWAT teams killed the suspect in four fatal shootings. The NHL's realignment plan was approved by the league's board of governors.

Today's Birthdays: Former astronaut Frank Borman is 86. Singer Phil Phillips (Song: "Sea of Love") is 88. Actor Michael Caine is 81. Composer-conductor Quincy Jones is 81. Former astronaut Eugene Cernan is 80. Actor Raymond J. Barry is 75. Movie director Wolfgang Petersen is 73. Country singer Michael Martin Murphey is 69. Rock musician Walt Parazaider (payr-ah-ZAY'-der)(Chicago) is 69. Actor Steve Kanaly is 68. Comedian Billy Crystal is 66. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., is 66. Country singer Jann Browne is 60. Actor Adrian Zmed is 60. Prince Albert II, the ruler of Monaco, is 56. Actress Laila Robins is 55. Actress Tamara Tunie (tuh-MAH'-ruh TOO'-nee) is 55. Actress Penny Johnson Jerald is 53. Producer-director-writer Kevin Williamson is 49. Actor Gary Anthony Williams is 48. Actress Megan Follows is 46. Rock musician Michael Bland is 45. Country singer Kristian Bush is 44. Rock musician Derrick (Jimmie's Chicken Shack) is 42. Actress Betsy Brandt is 41. Actress Grace Park is 40. Actor Corey Stoll (TV: "House of Cards") is 38. Actor Jake Fogelnest is 35. Actor Chris Klein is 35. Actress Kate Maberly is 32. Singer-musician Taylor Hanson (Hanson) is 31. Actor Jamie Bell is 28. Rock musician Este Haim (HYM) (Haim) is 28.

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Today is Saturday, March 14, the 73rd day of 2015. There are 292 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On March 14, 1923, President Warren G. Harding became the first chief executive to file an income tax return, paying a levy of $17,990 on his $75,000 salary.

Ten years ago: A judge in San Francisco ruled that California's ban on gay marriage was unconstitutional (a state appeals court later reversed the decision). China's parliament enacted a law authorizing force to stop rival Taiwan from pursuing formal independence. About 1 million people rallied in Beirut, Lebanon, demanding Syrian withdrawal and the arrest of ex-Prime Minister Rafik Hariri's (rah-FEEK' hah-REER'-eez) killers. U2, The Pretenders, The O'Jays, Percy Sledge and blues legend Buddy Guy were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Five years ago: French voters, scarred by their country's economic crisis, dealt President Nicolas Sarkozy (sahr-koh-ZEE') and his conservative leadership a stern blow by strongly favoring leftist candidates in regional elections. Actor Peter Graves died in Los Angeles at age 83, four days short of his birthday.

One year ago: The West braced for a vote by the Crimean Peninsula to secede from Ukraine; calling the results all but a foregone conclusion, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Russia's parliament against accepting any offer to claim Crimea as its own. Tony Benn, 88, a committed socialist who irritated and fascinated Britons through a political career spanning five decades, died in London.

Today's Birthdays: Singer Phil Phillips (Song: "Sea of Love") is 89. Former astronaut Frank Borman is 87. Actor Michael Caine is 82. Composer-conductor Quincy Jones is 82. Former astronaut Eugene Cernan is 81. Actor Raymond J. Barry is 76. Movie director Wolfgang Petersen is 74. Country singer Michael Martin Murphey is 70. Rock musician Walt Parazaider (payr-ah-ZAY'-der)(Chicago) is 70. Actor Steve Kanaly is 69. Comedian Billy Crystal is 67. Former Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., is 67. Actor/writer/comedian/radio personality Rick Dees is 64. Country singer Jann Browne is 61. Actor Adrian Zmed is 61. Prince Albert II, the ruler of Monaco, is 57. Actress Laila Robins is 56. Actress Tamara Tunie (tuh-MAH'-ruh TOO'-nee) is 56. Actress Penny Johnson Jerald is 54. Producer-director-writer Kevin Williamson is 50. Actress Elise Neal is 49. Actor Gary Anthony Williams is 49. Actress Megan Follows is 47. Rock musician Michael Bland is 46. Country singer Kristian Bush is 45. Rock musician Derrick (Jimmie's Chicken Shack) is 43. Actress Betsy Brandt is 42. Actress Grace Park is 41. Actor Daniel Gillies is 39. Actor Corey Stoll (TV: "House of Cards") is 39. Actor Jake Fogelnest is 36. Actor Chris Klein is 36. Actress Kate Maberly is 33. Singer-musician Taylor Hanson (Hanson) is 32. Actor Jamie Bell is 29. Rock musician Este Haim (HYM) (Haim) is 29.

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Today is Monday, March 14, the 74th day of 2016. There are 292 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On March 14, 1794, Eli Whitney received a patent for his cotton gin, an invention that revolutionized America's cotton industry.

Ten years ago: Iraqi authorities reported discovering at least 87 bodies of men shot to death, execution-style, as Iraq edged closer to open civil warfare. Israel raided a jail in the West Bank town of Jericho, seizing six militants, after the new Hamas-led Palestinian government said it would release the men. A reservoir dam in Hawaii burst, releasing a torrent of water that killed seven people.

Five years ago: In the wake of Japan's earthquake and tsunami and mounting nuclear crisis, President Barack Obama said that he had offered the Japanese government any assistance the United States could provide. Neil Diamond, Alice Cooper, Tom Waits, Darlene Love, Dr. John and Leon Russell were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Olympic champion Evan Lysacek won the 2010 Sullivan Award, becoming the fourth figure skater to be honored as the top amateur athlete in the United States.

One year ago: Robert Durst, a wealthy eccentric linked to two killings and his wife's disappearance, was arrested by the FBI in New Orleans on a murder warrant a day before HBO aired the final episode of a serial documentary about his life. Math enthusiasts observed "Pi Day," in which the date — 3-14-15 — lined up with the first five digits of the mathematical constant pi: [sign in to see URL].

Today's Birthdays: Singer Phil Phillips (Song: "Sea of Love") is 90. Former astronaut Frank Borman is 88. Actor Michael Caine is 83. Composer-conductor Quincy Jones is 83. Former astronaut Eugene Cernan is 82. Actor Raymond J. Barry is 77. Movie director Wolfgang Petersen is 75. Country singer Michael Martin Murphey is 71. Rock musician Walt Parazaider (payr-ah-ZAY'-der)(Chicago) is 71. Actor Steve Kanaly is 70. Comedian Billy Crystal is 68. Former Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., is 68. Actor/writer/comedian/radio personality Rick Dees is 65. Country singer Jann Browne is 62. Actor Adrian Zmed is 62. Prince Albert II, the ruler of Monaco, is 58. Actress Laila Robins is 57. Actress Tamara Tunie (tuh-MAH'-ruh TOO'-nee) is 57. Actress Penny Johnson Jerald is 56. Producer-director-writer Kevin Williamson is 51. Actress Elise Neal is 50. Actor Gary Anthony Williams is 50. Actress Megan Follows is 48. Rock musician Michael Bland is 47. Country singer Kristian Bush is 46. Rock musician Derrick is 44. Actress Betsy Brandt is 43. Actress Grace Park is 42. Actor Daniel Gillies is 40. Actor Corey Stoll is 40. Actor Jake Fogelnest is 37. Actor Chris Klein is 37. Actress Kate Maberly is 34. Singer-musician Taylor Hanson (Hanson) is 33. Actor Jamie Bell is 30. Rock musician Este Haim (HYM) (Haim) is 30. Actor Ansel Elgort is 22.

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Today is Tuesday, March 14, the 73rd day of 2017. There are 292 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On March 14, 1967, the body of President John F. Kennedy was moved from a temporary grave to a permanent memorial site at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

Ten years ago: The Pentagon released the transcript of a military hearing in which Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (HAH'-leed shayk moh-HAH'-med) said he "was responsible for the 9/11 operation from A to Z." President George W. Bush, speaking from Mexico, said he was troubled by the Justice Department's misleading explanations to Congress of why it had fired eight U.S. attorneys, but said the firings were "entirely appropriate."

Five years ago: President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, hosted a White House state dinner for British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife, Samantha. Earlier, the two leaders announced that NATO forces would hand over the lead combat role in Afghanistan to Afghan forces in 2013 as the U.S. and its allies aimed to get out by the end of 2014.

One year ago: The Senate voted 49-40 to confirm John B. King Jr. as the nation's education secretary; King had been serving as acting secretary since Arne Duncan stepped down in Dec. 2015. Europe and Russia launched the ExoMars probe on a joint mission to explore the atmosphere of Mars and hunt for signs of life on the red planet. An Amtrak train traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago derailed west of Dodge City, Kan., injuring 28 of the 144 people on board.
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Today's Birthday — March 14: Singer Phil Phillips (Song: "Sea of Love") is 91. Former astronaut Frank Borman is 89. Actor Michael Caine is 84. Composer-conductor Quincy Jones is 84. Actor Raymond J. Barry is 78. Movie director Wolfgang Petersen is 76. Country singer Michael Martin Murphey is 72. Rock musician Walt Parazaider (payr-ah-ZAY'-der)(Chicago) is 72. Actor Steve Kanaly is 71. Comedian Billy Crystal is 69. Former Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., is 69. Actor-writer-comedian-radio personality Rick Dees is 66. Country singer Jann Browne is 63. Actor Adrian Zmed is 63. Prince Albert II, the ruler of Monaco, is 59. Actress Laila Robins is 58. Actress Tamara Tunie (tuh-MAH'-ruh TOO'-nee) is 58. Actress Penny Johnson Jerald is 57. Producer-director-writer Kevin Williamson is 52. Actress Elise Neal is 51. Actor Gary Anthony Williams is 51. Actress Megan Follows is 49. Rock musician Michael Bland is 48. Country singer Kristian Bush is 47. Rock musician Derrick is 45. Actress Betsy Brandt is 44. Actress Grace Park is 43. Actor Daniel Gillies is 41. Actor Corey Stoll is 41. Actor Jake Fogelnest is 38. Actor Chris Klein is 38. Actress Kate Maberly is 35. Singer-musician Taylor Hanson (Hanson) is 34. Actor Jamie Bell is 31. Rock musician Este Haim (HY'-uhm) (Haim) is 31. Actor Ansel Elgort is 23. Olympic gold medal gymnast Simone Biles is 20.


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Today is Wednesday, March 14, the 73rd day of 2018. There are 292 days left in the year.



Today's Highlight in History:

On March 14, 1923, President Warren G. Harding became the first chief executive to file an income tax return, paying a levy of $17,990 on his $75,000 salary.


Ten years ago: Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama denounced inflammatory remarks from his pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, who had railed against the United States and accused its leaders of bringing on the Sept. 11 attacks by spreading terrorism. A tornado ripped into the Georgia Dome during the Southeastern Conference tournament, sending debris tumbling from the ceiling and prompting fans to flee. Protests led by Buddhist monks against Chinese rule in Tibet turned violent, leading to an extensive crackdown by China's military. Lindsey Vonn completed the first American sweep of the overall World Cup titles in 25 years, a day after Bode Miller won his second overall crown in Bormio, Italy.



Five years ago: During his first full day as pontiff, Pope Francis stopped by his Vatican hotel to pick up his luggage and pay the bill himself. Some 10,000 workers from across the European Union protested outside a summit of EU leaders in Brussels, demanding they end years of austerity and focus instead on curbing runaway unemployment with more spending. A nearly 19-hour standoff in Herkimer, New York, came to an end inside a cluttered, abandoned bar as police SWAT teams killed the suspect in four fatal shootings. The NHL's realignment plan was approved by the league's board of governors.



One year ago: A blustery late-season storm plastered the Northeast with sleet and snow, paralyzing much of the Washington-to-Boston corridor but falling well short of predicted snow totals in New York, Boston and Philadelphia. President Donald Trump earned $153 million and paid $36.5 million in income taxes in 2005, according to highly sought-after tax documents disclosed by a reporter. Declaring "enough is enough," Gen. Robert Neller, the Marine Corps commandant, told senators that he intended to fix the problem that led to current and former Corps members sharing nude photos of female Marines online and making lewd or threatening comments about them. Mitch Seavey won his third Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, becoming the fastest and oldest champion at age 57. Seavey also set a time record of 8 days, 3 hours, 40 minutes and 13 seconds.



Today's Birthdays — March 14: Singer Phil Phillips (Song: "Sea of Love") is 92. Former astronaut Frank Borman is 90. Actor Michael Caine is 85. Composer-conductor Quincy Jones is 85. Actor Raymond J. Barry is 79. Movie director Wolfgang Petersen is 77. Country singer Michael Martin Murphey is 73. Rock musician Walt Parazaider (payr-ah-ZAY'-der)(Chicago) is 73. Actor Steve Kanaly is 72. Comedian Billy Crystal is 70. Former Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., is 70. Actor-writer-comedian-radio personality Rick Dees is 67. Country singer Jann Browne is 64. Actor Adrian Zmed is 64. Prince Albert II, the ruler of Monaco, is 60. Actress Laila Robins is 59. Actress Tamara Tunie (tuh-MAH'-ruh TOO'-nee) is 59. Actress Penny Johnson Jerald is 58. Producer-director-writer Kevin Williamson is 53. Actress Elise Neal is 52. Actor Gary Anthony Williams is 52. Actress Megan Follows is 50. Rock musician Michael Bland is 49. Country singer Kristian Bush is 48. Rock musician Derrick is 46. Actress Betsy Brandt is 45. Actress Grace Park is 44. Actor Daniel Gillies is 42. Actor Corey Stoll is 42. Actor Jake Fogelnest is 39. Actor Chris Klein is 39. Actor Ryan Cartwright (TV: "Kevin Can Wait") is 37. Actress Kate Maberly is 36. Singer-musician Taylor Hanson (Hanson) is 35. Actor Jamie Bell is 32. Rock musician Este Haim (HY'-uhm) (Haim) is 32. Actor Ansel Elgort is 24. Olympic gold medal gymnast Simone Biles is 21. Actor James Freedson-Jackson (Film: "The Strange Ones") is 16.

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