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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

This was 67th day of the year and 298 days remained in the year.

in history
1782
A peaceful settlement of Delaware Indians were massacred by militia at Gnadenhutten in Ohio.
1917
Russia's February Revolution, which eventually led to the overthrow the csarist government, began.
1945
Phyllis Mae Daley, the first African-American nurse to serve in World War II, received her U.S. Navy commission.
1948
The Supreme Court ruled that religious instruction in public schools violated the Constitution.
1950
The Soviet Union claimed to be in possession of the atomic bomb.
1965
First U.S. combat troops arrived in Vietnam.
1983
President Reagan called the USSR an "Evil Empire."
1999
Baseball Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio died.
March 08 Birthdays Oliver Wendell Holmes 1841–1935, American Jurist.
Kenneth Grahame writer
Alan Hale, Jr. actor
Lynn Redgrave actress
Otto Hahn chemist and physicist



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