On this day: March 1

Posted: 3:32 PM EST Feb 27, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EST Mar 01, 2016

Salem is gripped by witch hysteria, Yellowstone becomes the world's first national park, the Lindbergh baby is kidnapped, and the Watergate Seven are indicted, all on this day.

OTD March 1 - Bonnie Franklin
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2013: Actress and singer Bonnie Franklin, best known for her leading role in the television series "One Day at a Time," dies of pancreatic cancer at age 69 in Los Angeles, California.

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    Major-league baseball makes its television debut, The Beatles release "Hey Jude," women stage a nationwide strike for equality, and aviation hero Charles Lindbergh dies, all on this day.