Today In History

March 24th marks the 83rd day on the 365 day calendar. Take a look at what history was made on this day…

1947 – Congress proposes 2 term limitation on the presidency

1975 -Muhammad Ali TKOs Chuck Wepner in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1976 – Superstar NFL quaterback Peyton Manning was born

1989– The worst oil spill in U.S. history occured when Exxon’s Valdez tanker spilled 11.3 million gallons of oil off the Alaskan coast.

2002– The 74th annual Academy Awards made history as Halle Berry became the first black woman to win Best Actress. Denzel Washington also won for Best Actor for his role in Training Day.

Sources: http://www.brainyhistory.com & wikipedia.org

By: Sarah J

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