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Saturday, March 30, 2013

March 29 - The Day in History

March 29 : General Interest
1973: U.S. withdraws from Vietnam

Two months after the signing of the Vietnam peace agreement, the last U.S. combat troops leave South Vietnam as Hanoi frees the remaining American prisoners of war held in North Vietnam... read more


American Revolution
1776 : Putnam named commander of New York troops
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/putnam-named-commander-of-new-york-troops

Automotive
2009 : White House ousts GM chief
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/white-house-ousts-gm-chief

Civil War
1865 : Appomattox campaign begins
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/appomattox-campaign-begins

Cold War
1951 : Rosenbergs convicted of espionage
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/rosenbergs-convicted-of-espionage

Crime
1951 : The Mad Bomber strikes in New York
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-mad-bomber-strikes-in-new-york

Disaster
1982 : Earthquake and volcano do double damage in Mexico
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/earthquake-and-volcano-do-double-damage-in-mexico

General Interest
1879 : British victory at Kambula
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/british-victory-at-kambula
1974 : Mariner 10 visits Mercury
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/imariner-10i-visits-mercury

Hollywood
2005 : Miramax chiefs part ways with Disney
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/miramax-chiefs-part-ways-with-disney

Literary
1797 : Writer Mary Wollstonecraft marries William Godwin
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/writer-mary-wollstonecraft-marries-william-godwin

Music
2006 : Tom Jones is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/tom-jones-is-knighted-by-queen-elizabeth-ii

Old West
1806 : Congress authorizes survey of Cumberland Road
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/congress-authorizes-survey-of-cumberland-road

Presidential
1790 : John Tyler is born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/john-tyler-is-born
1929 : Herbert Hoover has telephone installed in Oval Office
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/herbert-hoover-has-telephone-installed-in-oval-office

Sports
1982 : Tar Heels win NCAA basketball championship
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/tar-heels-win-ncaa-basketball-championship

Vietnam War
1971 : Calley found guilty of My Lai murders
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/calley-found-guilty-of-my-lai-murders
1973 : Last U.S. troops depart South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/last-us-troops-depart-south-vietnam

World War I
1917 : Swedish prime minister resigns over WWI policy
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/swedish-prime-minister-resigns-over-wwi-policy

World War II
1945 : Patton takes Frankfurt
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/patton-takes-frankfurt
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