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On this day: March 22

Published On: Mar 18 2013 02:02:06 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 22 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Thomas Jefferson becomes the first secretary of state, the Dachau concentration camp opens, The Beatles release their first album, and the Comet Hale-Bopp does a fly-by, all on this day.

OTD March 22 - Marcel Marceau
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1923: Mime artist Marcel Marceau, most famous for his persona as Bip the Clown, is born Marcel Mangel in Strasbourg, France. He died at age 84 on Sept. 22, 2007.

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