Born on this Day in History: March 20, 1922 - Carl Reiner was born in New York, New York. He served with an entertainment unit during World War II and in 1949 entered television. He worked on what would become "Your Show of Shows," where he acted and wrote comedy with Mel Brooks. In 1961, he developed the sitcom "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and occasionally appeared as the character Alan Brady. He also directed films and wrote novels.
On this Day in History: March 20, 1995 - Members of the Aum cult release Sarin nerve gas in the Tokyo subway. Eleven people die and 5,500 are injured. The cult's doctrine of "Poa" make mass murder the way to save their own souls. They had intended eventually to produce 70 tons of the gas.