The Daily News | March 20

Sir Isaac Newton, mathematician and scientist, died, 1727
John Lennon married Yoko Ono, 1969
Bulldog Drummond debuted on the Mutual radio network, 1941
US Marines landed in Nicaragua, 1896
Radio Caroline, original British pirate radio station, sank, 1980
France recognized Tunisian autonomy, 1956
First woman executed by electrocution (M.M. Place, New York), 1899
“Uncle Tom’s Cabin” published, 1852
US House of Representatives rejected aid for Nicaraguan Contras, 1986
DJIA closed above 1800 for first time, 1986
Kidnaping attempt of Princess Anne 150 yards from Buckingham Palace, 1974
Patty Hearst convicted of bank robbery, 1976
Giuseppe (Joe) Zangara electrocuted for assassination attempt on FDR, 1933
Brendan Behan, Irish playwrite and poet, died, 1964