St David's Day
A feast day of the patron saint of Wales.
Big Band leader Glenn Miller born in Clarinda, Iowa.
Writer Ralph Ellison (Invisible Man) born in Oklahoma City, Okla.
Sportscaster Harry Caray born in St. Louis, Missouri.
Poet Robert Lowell born in Boston, Massachusetts.
Poet Richard Wilbur born in New York.
Publisher William Gaines (founder of MAD Magazine) born in New York.
Jamaican-American musician and actor Harry Belafonte born Harlem.
The son of Charles Lindbergh, Charles Augustus Lindbergh III, kidnapped.
The Hoover Dam is completed.
President John F Kennedy established the Peace Corps.
Today from Chamber's Book of Days
French Republican Calendar
Ventôse 11 Narcisse