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Thursday, March 23, 2017

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Today in History

France and England form an alliance against Spain.
Handel’s Messiah is performed for the first time in London.
American revolutionary hero Patrick Henry, while addressing the House of Burgesses, declares “give me liberty, or give me death!”
Etta Palm, a Dutch champion of woman’s rights, sets up a group of women’s clubs called the Confederation of the Friends of Truth.
Hungary proclaims its independence of Austria.
Elisha Otis installs the first modern passenger elevator in a public building, at the corner of Broome Street and Broadway in New York City.
Eleazer A. Gardner of Philadelphia patents the cable street car, which runs on overhead cables.
Confederate General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson faces his only defeat at the Battle of Kernstown, Va
John Stevens of Neenah, Wis., patents the grain crushing mill. This mill allows flour production to increase by 70 percent.
A group of U.S. Army soldiers, led by Brigadier General Frederick Funston, capture Emilio Aguinaldo, the leader of the Philippine Insurrection of 1899.
The Wright brothers obtain an airplane patent.
British Lt. Ernest Shackleton finds the magnetic South Pole.
Theodore Roosevelt begins an African safari sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution and National Geographic Society.
Austrian Emperor Charles I makes a peace proposal to French President Poincare.
Great Britain denounces the United States because of its delay in joining the League of Nations.
Arthur G. Hamilton sets a new parachute record, safely jumping 24,400 feet.
Captain Hawthorne Gray sets a new balloon record soaring to 28,510 feet.
The Reichstag gives Adolf Hitler the power to rule by decree.
The Japanese occupy the Anadaman Islands in the Indian Ocean.
U.S. paratroopers descend from flying boxcars in a surprise attack in Korea.
Pakistan becomes the first Islamic republic, although it is still within the British Commonwealth.
Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. calls the Vietnam War the biggest obstacle to the civil rights movement.
Mafia boss Carlo Gambino is arrested for plotting to steal $3 million.
The United States calls a halt to the peace talks on Vietnam being held in Paris.
U.S. Supreme Court upholds a law making statutory rape a crime for men but not women.

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Oklahoma wingnut to resign after child prostitution charges

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Cliff Collapse and Pristine Ice

NGC 1448

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