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 - Jimmy Swaggart
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1935: Televangelist Jimmy Swaggart, who has preached to crowds around the world through his weekly telecast since the mid-1970s, is born in Ferriday, Louisiana. Sexual scandals in the late 1980s and early 1990s led the Assemblies of God to defrock him, and to his temporarily stepping down as the head of Jimmy Swaggart Ministries.

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