On This Day March 27
On This Day in history:
1794- The U.S. Congress authorized the creation of the US Navy.
1841- The first steam fire engine was tested in New York City.
1912- The first cherry blossom trees are planted in Washington, D.C. The trees are a gift from Japan.
1945- Ella Fitzgerald and Delta Rhythm Boys record "It's Only a Paper Moon."
1963- Quentin Tarantino is born.
1970- Mariah Carey is born.
1976- Washington, D.C. opens their subway system.
1984- Cyndi Lauper releases "Time After Time."
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