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3/1/2013 11:25:00 AM
World Almanac for Mar. 1, 2013

Today is the 60th day of 2013 and the 71st day of winter.

TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1781, the Continental Congress officially adopted the Articles of Confederation.

In 1961, President John F. Kennedy issued an executive order establishing the Peace Corps.

In 2003, Pakistani counterterrorism forces captured al-Qaida operative Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, a principal planner of the 9/11 terror attacks.

In 2005, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that capitol punishment for crimes committed before the age of 18 was unconstitutional.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Glenn Miller (1904-1944), bandleader; Ralph Ellison (1914-1994), writer; Yitzhak Rabin (1922-1995), prime minister of Israel; Harry Belafonte (1927- ), musician/actor; Roger Daltrey (1944- ), musician; Ron Howard (1954- ), actor/director; Zack Snyder (1966- ), filmmaker; George Eads (1967- ), actor; Javier Bardem (1969- ), actor; Justin Bieber (1994- ), singer.

TODAY'S FACT: Minnesota's prison population increased by 61 percent between 2000 and 2010.

TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1969, New York Yankees slugger Mickey Mantle announced his retirement.

TODAY'S QUOTE: "If the word has the potency to revive and make us free, it has also the power to blind, imprison and destroy." -- Ralph Ellison

TODAY'S NUMBER: 210,000 -- Peace Corps volunteers who have served in 139 host countries since the organization's inception in 1961.

TODAY'S MOON: Between full moon (Feb. 25) and last quarter moon (March 4).


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