This Date in History Calendar- March 1

In Crime, environment, Foreign Affairs, History, Technology, World War I, World War II on March 1, 2008 by Editor Z

E. Remington and sons begin construction on the first practical typewriter.

Courtesy:, wikipedia, History Channel

1847: The state of Michigan officially abolishes the death penalty in the state.

1872: Yellowstone National Park becomes the first U.S National Park.

1873: E-Remington and sons start construction on the first practical typewriter.

1917: As U.S involvement in World War I nears, the U.S government discloses the contents of the Zimmerman telegram to the public.

1932: The infant son of aviator Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped.

1943: In World War II the Battle of Bismark begins.

1944: Roger Daltry of ‘the Who’ is born.

1947: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) starts its financial operations.

1953: Soviet leader Joseph Stalin is afflicted by a stroke, and will end up dying four days later.

1961: The U.S Peace Corps is established by President John F Kennedy.

1968: the Los Angeles walkouts occur.

1971: A bomb that is later said to have been planted by the radical militant group the Weather Underground is planted in the U.S Capitol.



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