On This Day Weekend of March 28, 29, 30
On This Day in history:
1797- Nathaniel Briggs patents a washing machine.
1885- The Salvation Army is officially organized in the US.
1967- Van Morrison records "Brown Eyed Girl."
1918- The founder of Wal-Mart, Sam Walton, is born.
1951- "The King and I" opens on Broadway.
1962- Jack Paar makes his final appearance on the "Tonight" show.
1993- Clint Eastwood wins his first Oscars for best film and best director in "Unforgiven."
1870- The 15th amendment, guaranteeing the right to vote regardless of race, is passed by the US Congress.
1945- Eric Clapton is born
1962- M.C. Hammer is born.
1964- "Jeopardy" debuts on TV.
1994- Pink Floyd releases the album "The Division Bell."
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