On this day: March 15

POSTED: 09:40 AM PDT Mar 11, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 14, 2016 

The Ides of March proves unlucky for Julius Caesar, the Cincinnati Red Stockings become the first pro baseball team, "The Godfather" premieres, and the first Internet domain name is registered, all on this day.

OTD March 15 - Andrew Jackson
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1767: Andrew Jackson, who would become the seventh president of the United States from 1829 to 1837, is born in the Waxhaws region, straddling the border between North and South Carolina. Also an army general who defeated the Creek Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend and the British at the Battle of New Orleans, Jackson was nicknamed "Old Hickory" because of his toughness and aggressive personality.


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