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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 09 – Hello Barbie!

Supreme Court rules on Amistad mutiny – Firebombing of Tokyo – Barbie makes her debut – First Adopt-a-Highway sign goes up – Comedian George Burns dies at age 100

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Today In History – March 08 – Joe DiMaggio Passes Away

Pennsylvania militiamen senselessly murder Patriot allies – Egypt opens the Suez Canal – Reagan refers to U.S.S.R. as “evil empire” – The Supreme Court upholds the murder convictions of Timothy McVeigh for the Oklahoma City bombing – Joe DiMaggio passes away – A new constitution is signed by Iraq’s Governing Council

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Today In History – March 07 – Alexander Graham Bell Patents The Telephone

Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone – Bangladesh’s first democratic leader – Carter meets with Yitzhak Rabin – Writers Guild of America strike begins – The U.S. Supreme Court rules that parodies of an original work are generally covered by the doctrine of fair use – Stanley Kubrick dies

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Today In History – March 06 – The Herald of Free Enterprise Ferry Sinks

Supreme Court of the United States rules in the Dred Scott v. Sandford case  – Joseph Stalin’s daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva defects to the United States – Blast at Weather Underground safe house in Greenwich Village kills three – The first United States Football League game is played – The Herald of Free Enterprise ferry sinks

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Today In History – February 27 – Twenty-Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution Ratified

The island of New Britain is discovered – Britain recognizes U.S. authority over Western Hemisphere – The British Labour Party is founded – Supreme Court defends women’s voting rights, Mine explosion kills 74 in Montana – The Twenty-second Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified – U.S. Olympic hockey team beats Soviet Union

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Today In History – February 24 – President Andrew Johnson Impeached

President Andrew Johnson impeached. Egyptian Premier Ahmed Maher Pasha is killed in Parliament. Reagan announces Caribbean Basin Initiative. Supreme Court defends right to satirize public figures. United Airlines Flight 811, bound for New Zealand from Honolulu, Hawaii, rips open during flight. Fidel Castro retires as the President of Cuba after nearly fifty years

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