March 21st-This Day In History

March 21 is the 80th day of the year. There are 285 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Monday, Wednesday or Saturday (58 in 400 years each) than on Thursday or Friday (57), and slightly less likely to oc 1788

+ 1788 – A fire in New Orleans leaves most of the town in ruins.

+ 1925 – The Butler Act prohibits the teaching of human evolution in Tennessee.

+ 1928 – Charles Lindbergh is presented with the Medal of Honor for the first solo trans-Atlantic flight.

+ 1965 – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. leads 3,200 people on the start of the third and finally successful civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.

+ 1980 – US President Jimmy Carter announces a United States boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow to protest the Soviet war in Afghanistan.

+ 2006 – The social media site Twitter is founded.

( Births )

+ 1906 – John D. Rockefeller III, American philanthropist (d. 1978)

+ 1962 – Matthew Broderick, American actor

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