March 23–this day in History….

March 24, 2010

Thought these little facts were interesting pertaining to this date.

Of course our illustrious President signed his Obamacare on this day.

It is possible to learn something new each day! Enjoy.

Here’s more interesting happenings on this date:

1743 English premiere of Handel’s “Messiah”

1775 Patrick Henry proclaims “Give me liberty or give me death”

1867 Congress passes 2nd Reconstruction Act over President Johnson’s veto

1919 Moscow’s Politburo/Central Committee forms

1919 Benito Mussolini forms Fascist movement in Milan, Italy

1933 Enabling Act: German Reichstag grants Adolph Hitler dictatorial powers

1942 2,500 Jews of Lublin massacred or deported

1957 U.S. Army sells last homing pigeons

1965 Gemini 3 launched, 1st U.S. 2-man space flight (Grissom and Young)


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