A Day in History: March 22nd

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Who knew March 22, 2016 was so historical?!

In 1457, Gutenberg Bible became the first printed book to be mass-produced.

Thomas Jefferson in 1790, became the first US Secretary of State.

In 1872, Illinois became the first state to require sexual equality in employment, meaning women were allowed the opportunity to join every profession.

In 1946, the 1st US rocket to ever leave the Earth’s atmosphere flew 50 miles up.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1972, was named MVP by the NBA.

In 1977, Stevie Wonder released “Sir Duke.” It was a tribute to american composer, Duke Ellington.

In 1999, Britney Spears’ album “Baby One More Time” was certified triple platinum by the RIAA.

And Now to birthdays!

Reese Witherspoon turns 40.

Fresh Off the Boat’s Constance Wu turns 34.

Keegan-Michael Key from Key and Peele, turns 45.

And William Shatner turns 85.

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