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Monday, March 30, 2020
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YearEvent
1430Sultan Murad II captures Thessaloniki from the Venetians
1461Battle of Towton Field
1836Santa Anna orders massacre of c. 350 Texian prisoners near Coleto Creek
1865Battle of Quaker Road, VA
1935French liner Normandie begins its maiden voyage
1942British cruiser Trinidad torpedoes itself in the Barents Sea
1943Meat, butter & cheese rationing begin in the US
1962Argentine Pres Arturo Frondizi flees after a military coup
1969Communist New People's Army founded in Philippines
19711st Lt William L Calley Jr found guilty in My Lai massacre
1973Last US troops leave Vietnam, 9 years after the Tonkin Gulf Resolution
  Today in Military History 

Date
Mar 30, 2020
YearEvent
1282The Sicilian Vespers: Uprising against French occupation
1492King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella sign decree expelling Jews from Spain
1533Henry VIII divorces his 1st wife, Catherine of Aragon
1942SS murders 200 inmates of Trawniki labor camp
1944TF 58 begins several days of raids on Palau, Yap, and Ulithi.
1945Soviet troops enter Austria
1961NASA civilian pilot Joseph A Walker takes X-15 169,600' (51,690 m)
  | -- Tomorrow -- | 

YearEvent
1547Henri II succeeds Francois I as king of France
1745Jews are expelled from Prague
1808French-dominated Kingdom of Westphalia orders Jews to adopt family names
1814Allies capture Paris
1854Commodore Perry forces Japan to open its ports to foreign trade
1862Battle of Island No. 10, Mississippi River
1863Battle of Grand Gulf MS
1865Battle of Boydton/White Oaks Road/Dinwiddie Court House), Va
1900Anglo-Boer War: De Wet ambushes Broadwood at Sannah's Post
1907Romanian Army puts down Moldavian revolt
1917US purchases Virgin Is from Denmark for $25 million
1923French soldiers fire on workers at Krupp factory in Essen; 13 die
1939Britain & France agree to support Poland if invaded by Germany
1941Senior Army & Navy air defense officers in Hawaii warn of danger of surprise carrier raid from the north.
1942Burma: Japanese troops occupy Toungoo, unhinging the Prome-Toungoo Line.
1943US accidentally bombs residential area of Rotterdam, 326 die
1944Hollandia bombed by the Fifth Air Force.
1944Adm Koga of the Combined Fleet, dies in an airplane crash in the Philippines
1964Pres Jango Goulart of Brazil ousted in a military coup
196625,000 anti war demonstrators march in NYC
1967NATO headquarters moves to Casteau-Maisisres, Belgium
1968LBJ announces he will not seek re-election
1971William Calley sentenced to life for My Lai Massacre
1991Georgia votes independence from the USSR