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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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1625Charles I ascends the English and Scottish thrones
1794Congress authorizes construction of 6 frigates, including Constitution and Constellatoin
1799USS Constitution recaptures the American sloop Neutrality from France
1802Treaty of Amiens: Wars of the French Revolution end
1814Battle of Horsehoe Bend: Andrew Jackson defeats the Creeks
1863Confederate President Jefferson Davis declares this a day of fasting & prayer
1865Siege of Spanish Fort, AL
1933Japan leaves the League of Nations
1937Pope Pius XI publishes anti-Nazi encyclical "Mit brennender Sorge"
1940Himmler orders building of the Auschwitz concentration camp
1941Yugoslavian coup ousts pro-German Prince Paul
1941Britain leases defense bases in Trinidad to US for 99 years
1942Allies raid German submarine base in St Nazaire
1942Ceylon: Adm. James Somerville takes over British Far Eastern Fleet
1943US troops attack Fonduk Pass, Tunisia
1944Nazis collect all the Jewish children of Lovno
194440 Jewish policemen in Riga Latvia ghetto are shot by the gestapo
19442,000 Jews are murdered in Kaunas Lithuania
19441,000 Jews leave Drancy, France, for Auschwitz Concentration Camp
1945US XX Corps captures Wiesbaden, Germany
1945B-29s begins mining operations in the waters around Japan.
1952Unsuccesful assassination attempt on German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer
1958Nikita Khrushchev becomes premier & first sectretary of the CPUSSR
1964UN peacekeeping troops arrive on Cyprus
  Today in Military History 

Mar 28, 2017
49 -BC- An ailing Julius Caesar visits Cicero at Formiae
1774Britain passes Coercive Act against Massachusetts
1799NY State initiates abolition of slavery, 1799
1800Essex becomes first the American warsip to 'round the Cape of Good Hope
1814HMSs Phoebe and Cherub capture USS Essex off Valparaiso, Chile
1917Jews are expelled from Tel Aviv & Jaffa by Turkish authorities
1939Spanish Civil War ends: Madrid falls to Francisco Franco's Nationalists
1941Naval battle of Cape Matapan: Italians lose three cruisers
1942RAF bombs Lubeck
1942British naval forces raid Nazi occupied St Nazaire to destroy dry docks
1945Last V-1 buzz bomb attack on London
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1430Sultan Murad II captures Thessaloniki from the Venetians
1461Battle of Towton Field
1836Santa Anna orders massacre of c. 350 Texian prisoners near Coleto Creek
1865Battle of Quaker Road, VA
1935French liner Normandie begins its maiden voyage
1942British cruiser Trinidad torpedoes itself in the Barents Sea
1943Meat, butter & cheese rationing begin in the US
1962Argentine Pres Arturo Frondizi flees after a military coup
1969Communist New People's Army founded in Philippines
19711st Lt William L Calley Jr found guilty in My Lai massacre
1973Last US troops leave Vietnam, 9 years after the Tonkin Gulf Resolution