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On this day: March 1

POSTED: 3:32 PM Feb 27 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Mar 01 2013

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 - Rio de Janeiro
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1565: The city of Rio de Janeiro is founded by the Portuguese. The city was originally named São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro, in honor of St. Sebastian, the saint who was the namesake and patron of the then Portuguese King D. Sebastião.

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