MOMENTS IN TIME
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* On March 3, 1845, Congress reins in President John Tyler’s zealous use of the presidential veto, overriding it with the necessary two-thirds vote. This marked Congress’ first use of the Constitutional provision allowing veto overrides.
* On March 4, 1944, Louis “Lepke” Buchalter, the head of Murder, Inc., is executed at Sing Sing Prison in New York. Lepke’s downfall came when several members of his notorious killing squad turned into witnesses for the government.
* On March 5, 1963, the Hula Hoop, a hip-swiveling toy that became a huge fad across America wh...