Today is the 84th day of 2015 and the sixth day of spring.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1634, the first English colonists arrived at St. Clement's Island in Maryland to establish the settlement of St. Mary's.
In 1965, a 50-mile civil rights march led by Martin Luther King Jr., which began four days earlier in Selma, Alabama, ended in Montgomery.
In 1994, the United States withdrew its last troops from Somalia.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Bela Bartok (1881-1945), composer; Howard Cosell (1918-1995), journalist/sportscaster; Flannery O'Connor (1925-1964), author; Jim Lovell (1928- ), astronaut; Gloria Steinem (1934- ), writer/activist; Aretha Franklin (1942- ), singer-songwriter; Elton John (1947- ), singer-songwriter/musician; Sarah Jessica Parker (1965- ), actress; Sheryl Swoopes (1971- ), basketball player; Danica Patrick (1982- ), race car driver; Ryan Lewis (1988- ), rapper/producer.
TODAY'S FACT: Women over age 55 watch more television per week than any other age group in the United States.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1958, Sugar Ray Robinson defeated Carmen Basilio in a rematch, regaining the middleweight title and becoming the first boxer to win a title five times.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "There are people who make things happen, there are people who watch things happen, and there are people who wonder what happened. To be successful, you need to be a person who makes things happen." -- Jim Lovell
TODAY'S NUMBER: 38.9 million -- Americans who identified as black in 2010. In 1960, 18.9 million Americans identified themselves as black.
TODAY'S MOON: Between new moon (March 20) and first quarter moon (March 27).