A referendum in South Africa resulted in white South Africans voting to end apartheid.
On the 16th March 1968, US soldiers from Company C of the Americal Division’s 11th Infantry Brigade committed the My Lai Massacre.
By January 1917 he was still no closer to being caught, and Pershing’s forces were ordered to withdraw and return to the United States.
On the 14th March 1950, the FBI launched its list of Ten Most Wanted Fugitives.
Although her rating was only temporary, it marked in important step towards the Army-Navy Nurse Act of 1947 that made such appointments permanent.
In a program that won broad support, America committed to providing $400 million in assistance to Greece and Turkey.
The Daily Courant, the first daily English-language newspaper, was published in London.
On the 10th March 1876, Scottish-born inventor Alexander Graham Bell made the first successful telephone call when he contacted his assistant, Thomas Watson.
Mattel’s iconic Barbie doll made its debut at New York Toy Fair.
The match went all the way to the 15th round before Frazier was declared the winner by unanimous decision.
The German ocean liner SS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse became the first vessel to transmit a ship-to-shore wireless message.
On the 6th March 1869, Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev presented his periodic table to the Russian Chemical Society.
The Persian poet and philosopher Nasir Khusraw began a seven-year journey through the Islamic world that he recorded in the Safarnama.
On the 4th March 1789, the United States constitution went into effect when the first US Congress met.