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 - Glenn Miller
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1904: Bandleader, musician and composer Glenn Miller, one of the best-selling recording artists from 1939 to 1943 while leading one of the best known big bands, is born in Clarinda, Iowa. Miller's notable recordings include "In the Mood," "Moonlight Serenade," "Pennsylvania 6-5000" and "Chattanooga Choo Choo." Miller is seen here on the right in 1942 receiving the first gold record ever, for "Chattanooga Choo Choo."


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