Today is the 85th day of 2014 and the seventh day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1830, the Book of Mormon went on sale at a bookstore in Palmyra, N.Y.
In 1979, Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin signed the Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C.
In 1997, police discovered the bodies of 39 victims of the Heaven's Gate religious cult's mass suicide in a mansion near San Diego, Calif.
In 1999, a Michigan jury found Dr. Jack Kevorkian guilty of second-degree murder for euthanizing a terminally ill patient.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Robert Frost (1874-1963), poet; Viktor Frankl, (1905-1997), psychotherapist/author; Tennessee Williams (1911-1983), playwright; Sandra Day O'Connor (1930- ), former U.S. Supreme Court justice; Leonard Nimoy (1931- ), actor; Alan Arkin (1934- ), actor; James Caan (1940- ), actor; Nancy Pelosi (1940- ), politician; Richard Dawkins (1941- ), biologist/author; Diana Ross (1944- ), singer; Steven Tyler (1948- ), singer-songwriter; Martin Short (1950- ), actor; John Stockton (1962- ), basketball player; Keira Knightley (1985- ), actress.
TODAY'S FACT: Assisted suicide is legal in four U.S. states: Montana, Oregon, Washington and Vermont.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1917, the Seattle Metropolitans defeated the Montreal Canadiens 9-1 in Game 4 of the hockey championship series, becoming the first American team to win the Stanley Cup.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves." -- Viktor Frankl, "Man's Search for Meaning"
TODAY'S NUMBER: 23 -- age at which F. Scott Fitzgerald published his first novel, "This Side of Paradise," on this day in 1920.
TODAY'S MOON: Between last quarter moon (March 23) and new moon (March 30).