Milestones

DIED

Donald Payne, 77, the first African-American Congressman from New Jersey; a 12-term Democrat, Payne chaired the Congressional Black Caucus.

UNVEILED

The new iPad, called simply "the new iPad," on March 7, featuring a retina display and faster 4G connectivity and better cameras than previous models.

CELEBRATED

The 100th birthday of the Oreo cookie, which was created in New York City on March 6, 1912; more than 95 million of them are now sold daily.

DIED

Van Barfoot, 92, recipient of the U.S. Medal of Honor for disabling enemy machine guns and a tank in World War II; he served later...

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