The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History

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1781 The planet Uranus was discovered by Sir William Herschel.

1852 “Uncle Sam” made his debut as a cartoon character in the New York Lantern.

1884 Standard Time was adopted throughout the United States.

1964 Thirty-eight neighbors ignored the screams of Kitty Genovese, 28, as she was stabbed to death in Queens, New York.

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~ by thehalobender on March 13, 2009.

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