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Sunday, March 12, 2017

This was 71st day of the year and 294 days remained in the year.

in history
1912
Juliette Gordon Low founded the Girl Scouts.
1930
Mohandas Gandhi began his 200-mile march to protest the British salt tax.
1930
Mohandas Gandhi began his 200-mile march to protest the British salt tax.
1933
President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave the first of his nation-wide "fireside chats" on radio.
1938
"Anschluss" took place when Hitler incorporated his homeland of Austria into the Third Reich.
1947
President Truman established the "Truman Doctrine" to aid in the containment of Communism.
1993
Janet Reno was sworn in as the first female attorney general of the United States.
1994
The Church of England ordained women priests for the first time in 460 years.
2002
The color-coded terror alert system was unveiled by Homeland Security chief Tom Ridge.
2003
The prime minister of the Serbian state (of Serbia and Montenegro), Zoran Djindjic, was assassinated.
March 12 Birthdays Jack Kerouac 1922–1969, American Writer.
Edward Albee dramatist
Andrew Young political leader
Liza Minnelli actress
George Berkeley philosopher
Vaslav Nijinsky ballet dancer and choreographer
James Taylor musician



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