Monday’s History Lesson: March 14th is the 73rd day of the year. There are 292 days remaining until the end of the year
Today is National Pi Day, National Potato Chip Day, National Napping Day and National Save A Spider Day
There are 3 days left until St Paddy’s Day
There are 34 days left until Easter
— On this date in 1879, Albert Einstein was born
— On this date in 1950, the FBI came out with their first “Most Wanted List”
— On this date in 1964, Jack Ruby was found guilty of the murder of Lee Harvey Oswald, the alleged assassin of United States President John F. Kennedy
— On this date in 1972, California governor Ronald Reagan pardoned convicted burglar Merle Haggard. Haggard had served two-and-a-half years at San Quentin
— On this date in 1982, Metallica made their live debut when they appeared at Radio City in Anaheim, California.
— On this date in 1983, Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora and Alec John Such formed Bon Jovi.
— ON this date in 1987, “Jacob’s Ladder” by Huey Lewis & the News climbs to #1 in the US. The song was written by Bruce Hornsby and his brother, John Hornsby.
— On this date in 1997, President Clinton underwent surgery on his right knee, which he injured after falling at Greg Norman’s home
— On this date in 1998, Jo Dee Messina made her debut at the Grand Ole Opry.
— On this date in 1998, Will Smith’s ” Gettin’ Jiggy Wit” It hits #1
— On this date in 2003, Robert Blake was released from jail, 11 months after he was arrested on charges of murdering his wife, Bonny Lee Bakley.
— On this date in 2005, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts Percy Sledge, The O’Jays, U2, Buddy Guy, and The Pretenders
— On this date in 2006, Jack Black weds musician and animator Tanya Haden
— On this date in 2010, Peter Graves died
— On this date in 2011, Neil Diamond is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with Alice Cooper, Tom Waits, Dr. John, Darlene Love and Leon Russell