March 6, 1899
Imperial Patent Office in Berlin, Germany, registers Aspirin, on behalf of the German pharmaceutical company Friedrich Bayer & Co.
March 8, 1936
Daytona Beach, Florida, hosts its first stock car race, remembered as the impetus for today’s NASCAR.
March 9, 1959
The first Barbie doll goes on display at the American Toy Fair in New York City.