March 31, 2008

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Holidays
Cesar Chavez Day
Bunsen Burner Day
National Clam on the Half Shell Day

Events
1889 – The Eiffel Tower is inaugurated.
1918 – Daylight saving time goes into effect in the United States for the first time.
1930 – The Motion Pictures Production Code is instituted, imposing strict guidelines on the treatment of sex, crime, religion and violence in motion pictures for the next thirty eight years.
1998 – Netscape releases the code base of its browser under an open-source license agreement; the project is given the code name Mozilla and would eventually be spun off into the non-profit Mozilla Foundation.

Birthdays
1927 – César Chávez
1929 – Liz Claiborne
1942 – Michael Savage
1943 – Christopher Walken
1948 – Al Gore
1948 – Rhea Perlman
1971 – Ewan McGregor
1976 – Josh Saviano

Deaths
1703 – Johann Christoph Bach
1727 – Sir Isaac Newton
1945 – Anne Frank
1980 – Jesse Owens
1993 – Brandon Lee
1995 – Selena
2005 – Terri Schiavo

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