Sunday, March 26, 2017

This was 85th day of the year and 280 days remained in the year.

in history
1827
Composer Ludwig van Beethoven died at age 56 in Vienna, Austria.
1945
The battle of Iwo Jima ended; about 22,000 Japanese troops were killed or captured in the fighting and more than 4,500 U.S. troops were killed.
1971
East Pakistan proclaimed its independence, taking the name Bangladesh.
1979
In a ceremony at the White House, President Sadat of Egypt and Prime Minister Begin of Israel signed a peace treaty ending 30 years of war between the two countries.
1982
Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial took place in Washington, DC.
2000
Vladimir Putin was elected president of Russia.
March 26 BirthdaysRobert Frost1874–1963, American poet, born in San Francisco.
Sandra Day O'Connorjurist
Diana Rosssinger
Tennessee Williamsdramatist
Edward Bellamyauthor
A. E. Housmanpoet and scholar
James Bryant Conanteducator
Martin Shortactor, producer
Alan Arkinactor, director
Steven Tylermusician



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