On this day: March 20

Published On: Mar 15 2013 12:31:10 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 20 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Napoleon returns to Paris, "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is published, the Republican Party is born, John and Yoko get hitched, and Janis Joplin hits No. 1 posthumously, all on this day.

OTD March 20 - Eric Clapton
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1991: Eric Clapton's 4-year-old son Conor dies after falling from the 53rd-floor window of his mother's friend's New York City apartment. Clapton's song "Tears In Heaven" is about Conor and would earn Grammys for Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Pop Male Vocal Performance in 1993.

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