On this day: March 15

POSTED: 09:40 AM PDT Mar 11, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 14, 2015 

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 - Ides of March
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44 B.C.: Roman Emperor Julius Caesar is assassinated by a group of high ranking Roman senators led by Marcus Junius Brutus. The day is known as the "Ides of March."


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