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Tuesday, March 7, 2017

This was 66th day of the year and 299 days remained in the year.

in history
1850
Daniel Webster gave a three-hour speech endorsing the Compromise of 1850.
1876
Alexander Graham Bell received a patent for the telephone.
1936
Adolf Hitler broke the Treaty of Versailles and the Locarno Pact when he ordered troops to march into the Rhineland.
1945
During World War II, U.S. troops crossed the bridge at Remagen, the first incursion into Germany by Allied forces.
1965
Peaceful civil rights demonstrators marching from Selma, Ala., are brutally attacked with billy clubs and tear gas by police on the Edmund Pettus Bridge. The event is later called “Bloody Sunday.”
1989
Iran broke off diplomatic relations with Britain over Salman Rushdie's novel Satanic Verses.
2004
V. Gene Robinson of New Hampshire was invested as the first openly gay Episcopal Church bishop.
2005
John R. Bolton was nominated by President Bush to be U.S. ambassador to the UN.
March 07 BirthdaysLuther Burbank1849–1926, American Horticulturist.
Bryan Cranstonactor
Piet Mondrianartist
Michael Eisnerbusinessman
Ivan Lendltennis player
Maurice Ravelcomposer
Sir John Herschelmathematician
Janet Guthrieauto racer



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