On this day: March 1

POSTED: 12:32 PM PST Feb 27, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Feb 29, 2016 

Salem is gripped by witch hysteria, Yellowstone becomes the world's first national park, the Lindbergh baby is kidnapped, and the Watergate Seven are indicted, all on this day.

OTD March 1 - Pete Rozelle
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1926: Pete Rozelle, the commissioner of the National Football League from January 1960 to November 1989, is born in South Gate, California. He is credited with making the NFL into one of the most successful sports leagues in the world. He died of brain cancer at the age of 70 on Dec. 6, 1996.


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