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Today In History – March 25 – Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in New York City

Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in New York City – Verdict is announced in Scottsboro case – Soviets announce withdrawal from Iran – An explosion in a coal mine in Centralia, Illinois kills 111 – The EEC (Common Market) founded – Johnson meets with the “Wise Men” – King Faisal assassinated

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Today In History – March 20 – Republican Party Founded

Republican Party founded –  An earthquake completely destroys Mendoza, Argentina – President Lyndon B. Johnson sends federal troops to Alabama – Nerve gas attack on Tokyo subway

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Today In History – March 15 – First Internet Domain Name Registered

1767: Andrew Jackson born: Andrew Jackson is born in the Garden of the Waxhaws, South Carolina. The son of Irish immigrants, Jackson spent much of his early life in the rough-and-tumble frontier regions of South Carolina and Tennessee. His father died from injuries sustained while lifting a heavy log, and his mother was left with […]

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Today In History – February 13 – First Medal of Honor Action

Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of Henry VIII of England, is executed, First Medal of Honor Action, Johnson approves Operation Rolling Thunder

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