On this day: March 8

Published On: Mar 04 2013 12:44:12 PM CST   Updated On: Mar 08 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

The New York Stock Exchange is founded, Frazier outlasts Ali, the compact disc makes its debut, and Baseball Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio dies, all on this day.

OTD March 8 - James Van Der Beek
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1977: Actor James Van Der Beek, best known for his portrayal of Dawson Leery in TV series "Dawson's Creek," is born in Cheshire, Conn.

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