Friday, March 05, 2010

March 6th

1964: Nation of Islam leader Elijah Muhammad gives boxing champion Cassius Clay the name "Muhammad Ali," and Larry Holmes the name "Fathead."

1967: Joseph Stalin's daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva defects to the United States. She immediately finds no one here wants to date her either.

2006: South Dakota Governor Mike Rounds signs legislation banning most abortions in the state... except in cases of bestiality, which still accounts for 90% of pregnancies in South Dakota.


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