Today is Friday, March 22, the 81st day of 2013. There are 284 days left in the year.
On March 22, 1963, The Beatles’ debut album, “Please Please Me,” was released in the United Kingdom.
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In 1820, U.S. naval hero Stephen Decatur was killed in a duel with Commodore James Barron near Washington, D.C.
In 1933, during Prohibition, President Franklin Roosevelt signed a measure to make wine and beer containing up to 3.2 percent alcohol legal.
In 1941, Grand Coulee dam went into operation.