On This Day: March 21st
This is 81st day of the year and 285 days remain in the year.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Cranmer, was burned at the stake as a heretic.
The French civil code, the Code Napoleon, was officially put forth.
The House of Representatives passes a bill that will overhaul the American health-care system. The bill, called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, will be sent to President Obama to sign into law.
March 21 BirthdaysJohann S. BachPronunciation: [sAbäs´tyän bäkh]
1685–1750, German composer and organist, born in Eisenach; one of the greatest and most influential composers of the Western world.
Florenz Ziegfeldtheatrical producer
Jean Baptiste Joseph Fouriermathematician and physicist