On this day: March 20

POSTED: 10:31 AM PDT Mar 15, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 19, 2016 

Napoleon returns to Paris, "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is published, the Republican Party is born, John and Yoko get hitched, and Janis Joplin hits No. 1 posthumously, all on this day.

OTD March 20 - Eric Clapton
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Warner Bros. Records

1991: Eric Clapton's 4-year-old son Conor dies after falling from the 53rd-floor window of his mother's friend's New York City apartment. Clapton's song "Tears In Heaven" is about Conor and would earn Grammys for Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Pop Male Vocal Performance in 1993.


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