On this day: March 4

POSTED: 08:46 AM PDT Mar 11, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Mar 03, 2014 

The U.S. Constitution goes into effect, FDR reassures the nation, John Lennon gets into a popularity contest with Jesus, and Martha Stewart gets out of prison, all on this day.

OTD March 4 - Landon Donovan
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1982: Soccer player Landon Donovan, the all-time leader in scoring and assists for the United States national team, is born in Ontario, Calif. He is a four-time winner of the U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year award, as well as the only three-time winner of the Honda Player of the Year award, having won it seven times. His goals in the 2010 World Cup made Donovan the highest scoring American player in World Cup history and the third American player to score in more than one World Cup.

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