February 28, 1983
After 11 seasons, M*A*S*H, the cynical comedy about doctors behind the front lines of the Korean War, airs its last episode.
March 1, 1692
Sarah Goode, Sarah Osborne, and Tituba, a slave from Barbados, are charged with witchcraft, beginning the Salem Witch Trials.
March 5, 1963
The hip-swiveling sensation the Hula-Hoop is patented by Wham-O, selling 25 million in its first four months of production.