Sherman begins his march to the sea, FDR lays the cornerstone of the Jefferson Memorial, Elvis Presley makes his movie debut, and Joey Buttafuoco heads to jail, all on this day.
1887: Painter Georgia O'Keeffe, best known for her large-format paintings of enlarged blossoms and New Mexico landscapes, is born near Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. O'Keefe, seen here in a 1918 photograph by Alfred Stieglitz, died at the age of 98 on March 6, 1986.
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