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This Day in History for March 19 – Nevada Legalizes Gambling and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1920 – The United States Senate rejects the Treaty of Versailles for the second time (More info)

1931 – The Nevada legislature legalizes gambling in an attempt to lift the state out of the hard times caused by the Great Depression (More info)

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Keystone, Getty Images
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This Day in History for March 18 – Hitler and Mussolini Meet and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1766 – The British Parliament repeals the Stamp Act (More info)

1850 – American Express is founded by Henry Wells and William Fargo (More info)

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Mario Tama, Getty Images
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This Day in History for March 17 – First St. Patrick’s Parade and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1762 – The first St. Patrick’s Day parade is held in New York City (More info)

1942 – Gen. Douglas MacArthur becomes supreme commander of Allied forces in the southwest Pacific theater during World War II (More info)

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Holtocw, Wikimedia Commons
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This Day in History for April 16 – Oliver North Indicted and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1968 – American troops kill between 200 and 500 Vietnamese civilians during the My Lai massacre (More info)

1935 – Adolf Hitler cancels the military clauses of the Treaty of Versailles (More info)

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'Death of Caesar' by Vincenzo Camuccini / Wikimedia Commons
'Death of Caesar' by Vincenzo Camuccini / Wikimedia Commons
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This Day in History for March 15 – Ides of March and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

44 BC – On the “Ides of March,” Julius Caesar is stabbed to death in the senate house by a group of conspirators led by Cimber, Casca, Cassius, and Marcus Junius Brutus (More info)

1493 – Christopher Columbus returns to Spain after his first trip to the Americas (More info)

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Brendan Smialowski, Getty Images
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This Day in History for March 14 – JFK Moved to Arlington and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1794 – Eli Whitney is granted a patent for the cotton gin (More info)

1950 – The FBI’s institutes the ‘Ten Most Wanted’ list in an effort to spotlight dangerous fugitives (More info)

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This Day in History for March 13 – Uranus Discovered and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1781 – William Herschel discovers Uranus, the seventh planet from the sun (More info)

1865 – The Confederate States of America agree to the use of African-American troops (More info)

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Girl Scouts of the USA
Girl Scouts of the USA
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This Day in History for March 12 – Girl Scouts Founded and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1912 – The Girl Guides — later renamed the Girl Scouts of the USA — are founded (More info)

1933 – Franklin D. Roosevelt addresses the nation in the first of his “fireside chats” (More info)

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vaniljapulla, Flickr
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This Day in History for March 9 – Barbie Introduced and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1841 – The US Supreme Court rules that captive Africans who had seized control of the ship carrying them had been taken into slavery illegally (More info)

1916 – Pancho Villa leads nearly 500 Mexican raiders in an attack against Columbus, New Mexico (More info)

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This Day in History for March 8 – VW Bus Manufactured and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1817 – The New York Stock Exchange is founded (More info)

1948 – The Supreme Court rules that religious instruction in public schools violates the US Constitution (More info)

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tom_ruaat, Flickr
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This Day in History for March 7 – Bell Patents the Telephone and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1850 – Senator Daniel Webster gives his “Seventh of March” speech endorsing the Compromise of 1850 in order to prevent a possible civil war (More info)

1876 – Alexander Graham Bell is granted a patent for an invention he calls the telephone (More info)

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Frederick M. Brown, Getty Images
Frederick M. Brown, Getty Images
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This Day in History for March 6 – Walter Cronkite Retires and More

Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1836 – The Alamo falls to Mexican forces (More info)

1857 – The Supreme Court of the United States rules in the Dred Scott v. Sandford case that slaves are not US citizens (More info)

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