Born on this Day in History: March 26, 1931 - After roles on the likes of "Dragnet" and "The Twilight Zone," Leonard Nimoy earned the attention of producer and writer Gene Roddenberry and was cast on "Star Trek" as Mr. Spock. "Star Trek" premiered in 1966 and turned Nimoy into a legitimate star. Nimoy has always stayed active as an actor, but his role as Spock from the show and the Star Trek movies appearing over the years dominates his reputation.
On this Day in History: March 26, 1830 - Joseph Smith publishes The Book of Mormon, after translating it from golden plates turned over by the angel Moroni. Smith maintained that the text contained in the tablets were written in "Reformed Egyptian" which he read by means of two magic stones from the Old Testament, the Urim and Thummim.