This Day in History: Dr. Seuss' birthday

Theodor Seuss Geisel was born on March 2, 1904.

He wrote and illustrated 48 books for children under the name Dr. Seuss, and wrote additional books for children under the pen name, Theo LeSieg.

The NBC15 Weekday Morning Show team celebrated the late Dr. Seuss at Read Across America Day at Chavez Elementary school.

NBC15's Amy Carlson also shared some interesting facts about the beloved author during the Weekend Morning Show's This Day in History.

Geisel started out as a cartoonist for a magazine
The Cat in the Hat was published in 1957