On This Day: March 23rd
This is 83rd day of the year and 283 days remain in the year.
Patrick Henry declared "Give me liberty, or give me death."
Lewis and Clark began their return journey east.
Benito Mussolini founded his own party in Italy, the Fasci di Combattimento.
Russia's Mir space station ended its 15-year orbit of the Earth, splashing down in the South Pacific.
President Barack Obama signed a health-care overhaul bill, called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, into law.
March 23 BirthdaysAkira KurosawaPronunciation: [äkE´rä kOOrO´säwä]
1910–1998, Japanese film director, scriptwriter, and producer, born in Tokyo.
Wernher von Braunscientist
Roger Bannisterphysician, athlete
Donald Malcolm Campbellautomobile and boat racer
Pierre Simon Laplaceastronomer and mathematician
Erich Frommpsychoanalyst and author