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On this day: March 15

Published: Mar 11 2013 12:40:28 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 15 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

The Ides of March is bad luck for Julius Caesar, the Cincinnati Red Stockings become the first pro baseball team, "The Godfather" premieres, and the first Internet domain name is registered, all on this day.

OTD March 15 - Nate Dogg
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2011: Rapper Nate Dogg, best known for his collaborations with rappers like Dr. Dre, Eminem, Warren G, Tupac Shakur and Snoop Dogg, dies of complications from multiple strokes at the age of 41 in Long Beach, Calif. Some of the hit songs he was most associated with include Warren G's "Regulate," Dr. Dre's "The Next Episode" and 50 Cent's "21 Questions." Nate Dogg, whose real name was Nathaniel Dwayne Hale, also released three solo albums, "G-Funk Classics, Vol. 1 & 2" in 1998, "Music and Me" in 2001 and "Nate Dogg" in 2003.

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