On this day: March 15

Published On: Mar 11 2013 11:40:28 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 15 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Ides of March proves unlucky for Julius Caesar, the Cincinnati Red Stockings become the first pro baseball team, "The Godfather" premieres, and the first Internet domain name is registered, all on this day.

OTD March 15 - Sly Stone
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1943: Rock musician Sly Stone, best known for his role as frontman for the band Sly and the Family Stone, is born Sylvester Stewart in Denton, Texas. Some of Sly and the Family Stone's best known songs include "Dance to the Music," "Everyday People," "Hot Fun in the Summertime," "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)" and "Everybody Is a Star." Stone is seen here in 2007.

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