This was 71st day of the year and 294 days remained in the year.
March 12 in History
Juliette Gordon Low founded the Girl Scouts.
Mohandas Gandhi began his 200-mile march to protest the British salt tax.
President Truman established the "Truman Doctrine" to aid in the containment of Communism.
Janet Reno was sworn in as the first female attorney general of the United States.
The Church of England ordained women priests for the first time in 460 years.
The prime minister of the Serbian state (of Serbia and Montenegro), Zoran Djindjic, was assassinated.
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