MARCH 13: The Daily Flashback
1852: The New York Lantern newspaper published the first Uncle Sam cartoon. It was drawn by Frank Henry Bellew.
1947: The musical Brigadoon opened on Broadway at the Ziegfeld Theater.
1951: The comic strip “Dennis the Menace” appeared for the first time in newspapers across the country.
1965: Eric Clapton left the Yardbirds.
1976: The Jackson 5 jumped from Motown to Epic Records, changing their name to the Jacksons.
2002: “Celebrity Boxing” aired on Fox-TV. Tonya Harding beat Paula Jones, Danny Bonaduce beat Barry Williams and Todd Bridges defeated Vanilla Ice.
2004: Luciano Pavarotti gave his 379th and final opera performance at the Metropolitan Opera, performing in Tosca.
2007: Amy Winehouse’s sophomore album, Back to Black, was released in the U.S.
2012: One Direction’s debut album Up All Night was released in the U.S.
1910: Sammy Kaye
1911: L. Ron Hubbard
1926: Roy Haynes
1933: Mike Stoller
1939: Neil Sedaka
1960: Adam Clayton
1962: Terence Blanchard
2015: Daevid Allen