On This Day: March 12th

This is 72nd day of the year and 294 days remain in the year.

in history
Juliette Gordon Low founded the Girl Scouts.
Mohandas Gandhi began his 200-mile march to protest the British salt tax.
Mohandas Gandhi began his 200-mile march to protest the British salt tax.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave the first of his nation-wide "fireside chats" on radio.
"Anschluss" took place when Hitler incorporated his homeland of Austria into the Third Reich.
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 color-coded terror alert system was unveiled by Homeland Security chief Tom Ridge.
The prime minister of the Serbian state (of Serbia and Montenegro), Zoran Djindjic, was assassinated.
March 12 Birthdays
Jack Kerouac1922–1969, American Writer.
Edward Albeedramatist
Andrew Youngpolitical leader
Liza Minnelliactress
George Berkeleyphilosopher
Vaslav Nijinskyballet dancer and choreographer
James Taylormusician

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