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Friday, March 3, 2017

This was 62nd day of the year and 303 days remained in the year.

in history
1845
The U.S. Senate passed legislation overriding a presidential veto for the first time.
1845
Florida became the 27th state in the United States.
1875
Georges Bizet's opera Carmen debuted in Paris, to cool audience reception and panned by critics.
1879
Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood became the first woman lawyer to be admitted to appear before the Supreme Court of the United States.
1931
The "Star-Spangled Banner" was adopted as the national anthem.
1991
Rodney King's vicious beating by Los Angeles police officers was caught on videotape.
2000
Former dictator Augusto Pinochet returned to Chile after being detained in Britain on torture charges.
2003
New embassies opened in Kenya and Tanzania, to replace those lost in the 1998 terrorist bombings.
March 03 BirthdaysAlexander Bell1847–1922, American Inventor.
Jean Harlowactress
Matthew RidgwayU.S. general
Jackie Joyner-Kerseeathlete
George M. Pullmanindustrialist



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