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.
2007: Former Major League Baseball Commissioner Bowie Kuhn dies at the age of 80 at St. Luke's Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, after being hospitalized for several weeks with pneumonia. Kuhn, who served as legal counsel for MLB owners for almost 20 years prior to his election as commissioner in 1969, served as commissioner until Sept. 30, 1984, when he was replaced by Peter Ueberroth.
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