On this day: March 8

POSTED: 10:44 AM PST Mar 04, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Mar 07, 2015 

The New York Stock Exchange is founded, Frazier outlasts Ali, and Baseball Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio dies, and Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappears, all on this day.

OTD March 8 - CSS Virginia
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U.S. Naval Historical Center

1862: The iron-clad CSS Virginia, built from the scuttled USS Merrimack, is launched at Hampton Roads, Virginia.


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