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 wrote the famous Richie Havens song, 'Handsome Johnny.' 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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