On This Day: March 29th

This is 89th day of the year and 277 days remain in the year.

in history
For the first time in recorded history, Niagara Falls stopped flowing. An ice jam in the Niagara River above the rim of the falls caused the water to stop.
The North America Act was passed by the British parliament, creating the dominion of Canada.
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were found guilty of passing atomic secrets to the Russians and were sentenced to death.
Lt. William Calley was convicted of murdering 22 Vietnamese civilians in the My Lai massacre.
The last U.S. troops left South Vietnam.
The Dow Jones industrial average closed above 10,000 for the first time, at 10,006.78.
Israel declared Yasir Arafat an enemy.
March 29 Birthdays
John Tyler1790–1862, American president.
Cy Youngbaseball player
Eugene McCarthypolitician
John Majorpolitician
Sam Waltonretailer

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