23 March 2010
March 23rd ...
1775 Patrick Henry proclaims "Give me liberty or give me death"
1806 Lewis & Clark reach Pacific coast
1839 1st recorded use of "OK" [oll korrect] (Boston's Morning Post)
1865 General Sherman/Cox' troops reach Goldsboro NC
1867 Congress passes 2nd Reconstruction Act over President Johnson's veto
1889 President Harrison opens Oklahoma for white colonization
1903 Wright brothers obtain airplane patent
1915 Zion Mule Corp forms
1919 Benito Mussolini forms Fascist movement in Milan Italy
1922 1st airplane lands at the US Capitol in Washington DC
1922 KMJ-AM in Fresno CA begins radio transmissions
1922 WEW-AM in Saint Louis MO begins radio transmissions
1929 1st telephone installed in White House
1933 Enabling Act: German Reichstag grants Adolf Hitler dictatorial powers
1942 2,500 Jews of Lublin massacred or deported
1942 Japanese forces occupy Andaman Islands in Indian Ocean
1942 US move native-born of Japanese ancestry into detention centers
1943 German counter attack on US lines in Tunisia
1944 Nicholas Alkemade falls 5,500 meter without a parachute & lives
1945 Largest operation in Pacific war, 1,500 US Navy ships bomb Okinawa
1948 John Cunningham sets world altitude record (54,492' (18,133 meter))
1957 US army sells last homing pigeons
1960 Explorer (8) fails to reach Earth orbit
1965 Gemini 3 launched, 1st US 2-man space flight (Grissom & Young)
1970 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1983  President Ronald Reagan introduces "Star Wars"-plan (SDI)
1985 Discovery moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-D mission
2010 President Barrack Hussein Obamba signs America up for socialism


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