This day in #history 0314
1521 – Martin Luther excommunicated by Pope Leo X from the Roman Catholic Church
1848 – Joseph Jenkins Roberts is sworn in as the
first president of the independent African Republic of Liberia.
1868 – Meiji Restoration returns authority to Japan’s emperors
1925 – Benito Mussolini dissolves Italian parliament/ becomes dictator
1977 – Apple Computers incorporate
1988 – Margaret Thatcher becomes longest- serving British PM this century
106 BC – Cicero, Roman statesman and
philosopher (d . 43 BC)
1969 – Michael Schumacher, Hurth, Germany, Formula One racing driver (seven time world champion )
1967 – Jack Ruby, assassin who killed assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, dies at 55
2012 – Wylie Walker Vale, American Endocrinologist who discovered the stress hormone, dies at 70 .
2004 – Singer Britney Spears ( 22) weds
childhood pal Jason Allen Alexander in Las Vegas, Nevada