Today in history

Today in history

– International Women’s Day; 1782 – A peaceful settlement of Delaware Indians were massacred by militia at Gnadenhutten in Ohio.

8 March 2021 (MIA)

– International Women’s Day

1782 – A peaceful settlement of Delaware Indians were massacred by militia at Gnadenhutten in Ohio.

1917 – Russia’s February Revolution, which eventually led to the overthrow the csarist government, began.

1945 – Phyllis Mae Daley, the first African-American nurse to serve in World War II, received her U.S. Navy commission.

1948 – The Supreme Court ruled that religious instruction in public schools violated the Constitution.

1945 – The International Women’s Day was celebrated for the first time in Skopje. On that occasion great meeting was held in the hall of the Officer’s House.

1946 – The Presidium of the National Assembly of People’s Republic of Macedonia passed a Law for change of the name of the Democratic Federal Macedonia. In accordance of the article 1 of this Law and on the basis of the article 2 from the constitution of the Federal People’s Republic of Yugoslavia, the name of Democratic Federal Macedonia was changed and it stated: People’s Republic of Macedonia. According to article 2 from the same Law the names National Assembly of Macedonia, Presidium of the National Assembly of Macedonia and National Government of Macedonia are changed and stated: National Assembly of People’s Republic of Macedonia, Presidium of the National Assembly of People’s Republic of Macedonia and the Government of the People’s Republic of Macedonia.

1950 – The Soviet Union claimed to be in possession of the atomic bomb.

1965 – First U.S. combat troops arrived in Vietnam.

1983 – President Reagan called the USSR an “Evil Empire.”

1999 – Baseball Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio died.

2001 – The U.S. House of Representatives voted for an across-the-board tax cut of nearly $1 trillion over the next decade.

2005 – In norther Chechnya, Chechen rebel leader Aslan Maskhadov was killed during a raid by Russian forces.

2016 – Sir George Martin, the Beatles’ urbane producer who guided the band’s swift, historic transformation from rowdy club act to musical and cultural revolutionaries, died at age 90.

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