Miss America gives up her crown, Fergie gets a royal wedding, a new comet is discovered, and a singer's life comes to a tragic ending, all on this day.
1715: The first lighthouse in America is authorized by the Boston Light Bill for construction at Little Brewster Island, Mass. The Boston Lighthouse, which marks the entrance to Boston harbor, has guided ships since its lantern was first lit just before sunset on Sept. 14, 1716. The lighthouse is also the last remaining manned station in the U.S.
April 15 is approaching. You may know how to fill out a basic tax return (or hand over the necessary paperwork to your accountant), but how much do you really know about doing taxes? Find some tax resources and test your knowledge here.