3/20/14

Willie Brown Born, H. Rap Brown Apprehended, Obama-Gorbachev Meetup

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

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

b: Ruby Muhammad (1907), B. F. Skinner (1904), Willie Brown (1934), Touré (1971); d: Lev Yashin (1990), Stewart Udall (2010)

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