On this day: March 7

POSTED: 10:20 AM PST Mar 04, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Mar 06, 2016 

The board game Monopoly is born, Glamour begins publishing, a civil rights march in Selma, Ala., ends in violence, and Kathryn Bigelow makes Oscar history, all on this day.

OTD March 7 - Ivan Lendl
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1960: Ivan Lendl, a former world No. 1 professional tennis player who has been described as one of the greatest tennis players of all time, is born in Ostrava, Czechoslovakia. He was one of the game's most dominant players in the 1980s and captured eight Grand Slam singles titles in his career. He competed in 19 Grand Slam singles finals, a record surpassed by Roger Federer in 2009.


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