On this day: March 7

Published On: Mar 04 2013 12:20:52 PM CST   Updated On: Mar 07 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

The board game Monopoly is born, Glamour begins publishing, a civil rights march in Selma, Ala., ends in violence, and Kathryn Bigelow makes Oscar history, all on this day.

OTD March 7 - Cool Papa Bell
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Negro Baseball League Museum

1991: Baseball Hall of Famer James Thomas "Cool Papa" Bell, a Negro league baseball star often considered to have been one of the fastest men ever to play the game, dies at the age of 87 in St. Louis, Mo.

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