2009 - President Barack Obama asserted unprecedented government control over the auto industry, rejecting GM and Chrysler's restructuring plans and engineering the ouster of GM's chief executive, Rick Wagoner..
1981 - President Reagan is shot and seriously wounded (but not killed) by lone gunman
1964 - TV game show "Jeopardy" premieres on NBC
1870 - Amendment XV to the Constitution, officially takes effect with support from a sufficient number of states, giving African-Americans the right to vote.
1856 - Treaty of Paris is signed, marking the end of the Crimean War
This Day In Business
1971 - Howard Schultz opens up the first ever Starbucks coffee shop in Seattle, Washington.
1987 - Vincent Van Gogh's painting "Sunflowers" is purchased anonymously for almost $36.3 million.
1867 - Russia sells Alaska to U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward for $7.2 Million.
1987 - Keith Smart sinks jumper giving Indiana 74-73 win over Syracuse in NCAA finals.
March 30th Holiday
National Doctor's Day - Honors Doctors and physicians who play an invaluable role in the medical field.
Today's Birthday Trivia
He and his long time partner Meryl Davis went undefeated during the 2010-2011 season. Who is he?
Today's Birthday Horoscope
Learn about people born on this day by reading the March 30 Birthday Horoscope.
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