Today is Friday, March 23, 2018.
1862 E. Study --1922
1908 Joan Crawford
1910 Akira Kurosawa
1912 Werner von Braun, rocketeer
1923 Doc Watson
1929 Roger Bannister
1953 Chaka Khan
1976 Keri Russell
World Meteorological Day
1743 George Frederic Handel's oratorio "Messiah" premieres in London.
1752 Pope Stephen II elected to succeed Zacharias, dies 2 days later.
1775 Patrick Henry asks for Liberty or Death.
1806 Lewis and Clark reach the Pacific coast.
1840 First photo of moon is taken.
1919 Benito Mussolini founds the Fascist movement in Milan, Italy.
1929 First telephone installed in the White House.
1933 German Reichstag grants Adolf Hitler dictatorial powers.
1944 Nicholas Alkemade falls 5,500 m without a parachute and lives.
1956 Pakistan becomes independent within British Commonwealth.
1962 President John F. Kennedy visits San Francisco.
1965 Gemini 3 blasts off, first US 2-man space flight.
1976 International Bill of Rights goes into effect, 35 nations ratify.
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