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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:15:55

March 11th in History
1702: The 'Daily Courant', the first successful English newspaper, was first published. It consisted of only 1 sheet
1983: Donald Maclean, spy and associate of Guy Burgess, buried in Moscow
1990: Lithuania declares its independence from the USSR


March 11th birthdays
1819: Sir Henry Tate, Founder of London's Tate Gallery
1898: Dorothy Gish, Silent screen star

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:16:03

March 12th in History
1917: Izvestia, the official Soviet newspaper, founded
1968: Mauritius, in the Indian ocean island, granted independence after 158 years of British rule


March 12th birthdays
1710: Thomas Arne, Composer of operas and 'Rule Brittania'
1925: Gordon McRae, American actor
1942: Brian O'Hara, Lead singer with the 'Fourmost' group
1946: Liza Minnelli, American actress

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:16:10

March 13th in History
1927: The British army ceases using the lance as an official weapon
1930: Pluto discovered
1938: Nazi Germany invade Austria, making it a German Reich province


March 13th birthdays
1855: Percival Lowell, American astronomer
1860: Hugo Wolf, Austrian composer
1884: Sir Hugh Walpole, English novelist
1939: Terence Brady, Playwright and novelist
1939: Neil Sedaka, Popular singer/songwriter

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:16:18

March 14th in History
1961: Revised version of the New Testament published
1964: Jack Ruby found guilty of killing Lee Harvey Oswald, and sentenced to death


March 14th birthdays
1804: Johann Strauss, Austrian composer
1879: Albert Einstein, Austrian scientist
1933: Michael Caine, British Actor

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:16:27

March 15th in History
1919: American Legion founded
1937: The United States sets up its first central blood bank
1945: Record album charts first published in the United States


March 15th birthdays
1767: Andrew Jackson, Twice President of the United States

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:16:36

March 16th in History
1802: West Point, the first United States Military Academy, opens its doors
1900: Discovery of the ancient city of Knossos on the island of Crete
1926: Robert Goddard launches the first oil and liquid oxygen powered rocket
1935: In Germany Hitler introduces conscription, renouncing the Treaty of Versailles


March 16th birthdays
1751: James Madison, Former (4th) American President
1926: Jerry Lewis, American comedian

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:16:45

March 17th in History
1337: Edward the Black Prince becomes Duke of Cornwall, the first ever British 'Duke'
1649: Cromwell abolishes the monarchy and declares England a Commonwealth
1945: American forces defeat the Japanese at the battle of Iwo Jima
1958: The shape of the Earth is measured for the first time by satellite


March 17th birthdays
1919: Nat King Cole, Popular American singer and pianist
1933: Penelope Lively, British Novelist
1938: Rudolf Nureyev, World renowned Russian ballet dancer

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:16:52

March 18th in History
1662: First public bus service started by King Louis XIV in Paris for the poor of the city
1850: American Express company formed in Buffalo, New York
1931: First electric razors made in the United States
1949: NATO set up by seven European countries
1965: Soviet astronaut Alexei Leonov is first man to walk in space
1990: East Germany's first elections in over sixty years


March 18th birthdays
1844: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian composer
1858: Rudolf Diesel, German inventor of the Diesel engine
1869: Neville Chamberlain, Former British prime minister

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:16:59

March 19th in History


March 19th birthdays
1813: Dr David Livingstone, Scottish explorer and opponent of slave trade
1848: Wyatt Earp, American Lawman
1946: Ursula Andress, Film actress
1955: Bruce Willis, American actor

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muxbir  28 Iyun 2006, 05:17:07

March 20th in History
1602: Dutch East India Company founded
1956: Tunisia gains independence from France
1990: Namibia gains independence after 105 years


March 20th birthdays
1828: Henrik Ibsen, Norwegian playwright and poet
1908: Sir Michael Redgrave, British actor
1950: William Hurt, American film actor

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