Willie Brown, H. Rap Brown, Obama-Gorbachev

On this day: March 20
With a Musicians Union ban lifted, the first telecasts of classical music in the U.S., under Eugene Ormandy and Arturo Toscanini, are given on CBS and NBC (1948)

John Lennon and Yoko Ono are married (1969)

Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, the former Black Panther once known as H. Rap Brown, is captured after a gun battle that leaves a Georgia sheriff's deputy dead (2000)

President Barack Obama and V.P. Joe Biden meet with former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in Washington (2009)

President Barack Obama confers with the Democratic Caucus of the U.S. House of Representatives, urging members to vote in favor of a federal takeover of the health insurance industry, Obamacare (2010)

b: Ruby Muhammad (1907), B. F. Skinner (1904), John Ehrlichman (1925), Willie Brown (1934); d: Lev Yashin (1990)

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