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Thursday, March 21, 2019
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1815Napoleon enters Paris after escape from Elba; The Hundred Days being
1833Cdr Geisinger of USS Peacock & King of Siam negotiate commercial treaty
1836Coleto Creek: Texian grrison of Goliad surrenders to the Mexican Army
1852Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is published
1896Marines land in Nicaragua to protect US citizens
1922First US aircraft carrier is commisisoned: Langley (CV-1)
1931German Bishop Schreiber warns against National-Socialism in Berlin
1933Dachau, 1st concentration camp, built
1937Italo-Nationalist offensive at Guadalajara, Spain
1939The Naval Research Lab proposes research into nuclear power
19397,000 Jews flee German occupied Memel Lithuania
1940Paul Reynoud becomes French premier
1942Major Italo-German air raid on Malta
1942Gen MacArthur vows, "I shall return"
1943British offensive against Mareth line in Tunisia
1951Indonesian Army offensive against the Darul Islam movement on Java
1952Final ratification of peace treaty restoring sovereignty to Japan
2003Second Gulf War begins with widespread Coalition airstrikes across Iraq
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Mar 21, 2019
1421Battle of Beauge: French defeat the English
1824Fire at Cairo ammunitions dump kills 4,000 horses
1836Mexicans capture Copano, Texas
1866Congress authorizes national soldiers' homes
1918Germans unleash the "Michel" Offensive on the Western Front
1927Chinese Nationalists occupy Shanghai
1937Police kill 19 at Puerto Rican Nationalist parade in Ponce
1939Hitler demands Germany annex Free City of Danzig
1942Jimmy Stewart enlists in the USAAF.
1942Major Italo-German air attaks on Malta
1943Assassination attempt on Hitler fails
1951Julius & Ethel Rosenberg convicted of espionage
1960Sharpeville, South Africa, 69 black nationalists killed by police
1984Soviet sub collides with USS CV Kitty Hawk off Japan
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1349Townspeople of Fulda Germany massacre Jews, blamed for black death
1622First Indian war: Powhatens attack Jamestown, Va, 347 die
1794Congress prohibits the exportation of slaves from the United States.
1862San Marino & Italy conclude treaty of friendship & cooperation
1865Wilson's Raid Begins at Chickasaw, Alabama
1942Italo-German air raids on on Malta
1943Pacific: Subs Grampus and Amberjack declared overdue and presumed lost
1945Arab League formed
1958Faisal succeeds Saud as King of Saudi Arabia
1963British War Minister John Profumo denies an affair with Christine Keeler
1979Israeli parliament approves peace treaty with Egypt