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On this day: March 1

Published On: Feb 27 2013 02:32:47 PM CST   Updated On: Mar 01 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

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 - Kmart
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Kmart

1962: The first Kmart store opens in Garden City, Mich. A total of 18 Kmart stores would open that year and the chain is now the the third-largest discount store chain in the world, behind Walmart and Target.

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