1940 - Finland surrenders in "Winter War"
1925 - Tennessee law: no teaching evolution.
1921 - Mongolian independence from China.
1852 - "Uncle Sam" debuts as cartoon character.
1781 - The planet Uranus is discovered by Sir William Herschel.
This Day In Business
2008 - Because of concerns over a possible US recession, the price of an ounce of gold hits $1,000 for the first time in history.
1994 - Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. marries high school sweetheart Sarah Kapfer.
1519 - A Spanish conquistador by the name of Hernan Cortes lands in Mexico.
1986 - In the pre-season, Hal McRae & son Brian McRae play together for the Kansas City Royals.
March 13th Holiday
Kasuga Matsuri (Japan) - Annual festival celebrated at the Kasuga Grand Shrine in Nara, Japan with customary dances and performances.
Today's Birthday Trivia
He starred in the films, A Few Good Men and The Sentinel. Who is he?
Today's Birthday Horoscope
Learn about people born on this day by reading the March 13 Birthday Horoscope.
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