This month in history: March

March is the time to drink, eat food, and have fun.

Christopher Herron

March is the time to drink, eat food, and have fun.

This month in history: March according to the people history website. 

March 1st:

-1932, The Lindbergh baby is kidnapped

-1961 President John F. Kennedy establishes the Peace Corps

March 2nd:

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March 10th is daylight light savings time, which means its time to set those clocks forward and lose that extra hour of sleep.

-1933; The Original King Kong movie has its world premiere in New York

-1949; First automatic street lights are installed in New Milford, Connecticut

March 4th:

-1902; Triple AAA Founded

-1933; Franklin D. Roosevelt inaugurated as the 32nd president of the United States

March 7th:

-1876; Alexander Graham Bell receives a patent for his revolutionary new invention the telephone

-1965; Civil Rights March Alabama attacked by Troopers with night sticks

March 10th:

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March 8th is International women’s day, so be sure show the women in our lives some extra appreciation.

-1945; B-29 fighter planes firebombed Tokyo

1959; Dalai Lama forced to flee to India a who granted him political asylum

March 12th:

-1930; Mahatma Gandhi and his followers begin March Against Tax On Salt

-1933; President Roosevelt gives his first ” fireside chat ” radio broadcast

-1938; German has forcibly “recruited” Austria to support the Third Reich

-1945; Anne Frank, died at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp from Typhus.

March 16th:

-1998; Rwanda began mass trials for the country’s

-1994; genocide of the hundreds of thousands of ethnic Tutsis and moderate Hutu sympathizers

March 17th:

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march 5th is Mardi Gras which means good food, good drink, and questionable decisions.

-1931; Nevada Legalized Gambling

-1969; Golda Meir becomes first female Prime Minister of Israel

-1980; John Wayne Gacy Jr. ( also known as The Killer Clown ) found guilty of the murders of 33 boys and young men

-2001; The Eden Project opens in England It is the world’s largest greenhouse

March 19th:

-1918; The US Congress approves daylight-saving time

-2003; President George W. Bush addresses the nation via live television and announces that Operation Iraqi Freedom has begun

-2008; Fidel Castro steps down in Cuba.