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.


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