- 1190 – Massacre of Jews at Clifford's Tower, York.
- 1521 – Ferdinand Magellan reaches the Philippines.
- 1621 – Samoset, a Mohegan, visited the settlers of Plymouth Colony and greets them, "Welcome, Englishmen! My name is Samoset."
- 1802 – The Army Corps of Engineers is established to found and operate the United States Military Academy at West Point.
- 1926 – History of Rocketry: Robert Goddard launches the first liquid-fueled rocket, at Auburn, Massachusetts.
- 1935 – Adolf Hitler orders Germany to rearm herself in violation of the Treaty of Versailles. Conscription is reintroduced to form the Wehrmacht.
- 1940 – First person killed in a German bombing raid on the UK in World War II during a raid on Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands, James Isbister.
- 1942 – The first V-2 rocket test launch. It exploded at lift-off.
- 1945 – World War II: The Battle of Iwo Jima ended, but small pockets of Japanese resistance persisted.
- 1958 – The Ford Motor Company produces its 50 millionth automobile, the Thunderbird, averaging almost a million cars a year since the company's founding.
- 1968 – Vietnam War: In the My Lai massacre, between 347 and 500 Vietnamese villagers (men, women, and children) are killed by American troops.
- 1968 – General Motors produces its 100 millionth automobile, the Oldsmobile Toronado.
- 1988 – Iran-Contra Affair: Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North and Vice Admiral John Poindexter are indicted on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States.
- 1995 – Mississippi formally ratifies the Thirteenth Amendment, becoming the last state to approve the abolition of slavery. The Thirteenth Amendment was officially ratified in 1865.
Some White People Tried To Rally For Their Race Today
Shocking racist tweets follow
high school basketball
win by all-white team
The White Man March, Which Is Almost Exactly What It Sounds Like, Is Coming to New York
Taking on the Trolls:
Why the Online Race-Hatred Against First Nations?
Paul Ryan To Smooth Things Over With
Black Leadership After 'Inner City' Remark
How the Irish Became White? Paul Ryan's Ugly
Public Embrace of Anti-Black Racism and Eugenics
Slán Go Fóill! Sponsors Flee Boston’s Homophobic St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Man Tapes Himself Molesting Street Signs - 2 Years of
Video Footage Found
Model Sues Playboy for Letting Golfer Drive Ball Off Her Butt
Alabama children’s pastor tells police he ‘cannot remember’ how many boys he molested
TODAY IN INCOME INEQUALITY:
No CEOs paid price for 2008 meltdown. Here’s why:
The U.S. financial sector drained taxpayers of $12.6 trillion in bailouts and more than 8 million jobs in North America. Why have no top CEOs gone to jail?
Tim Skubick: Marijuana decriminalization or legalization could pop up on many local ballots in 2014
Brutal press release from
Health Canada shows their
disdain for cannabis medicines
and patients in need
ANOTHER EXCITING EPISODE OF COPS GONE WILD:
Former Palmdale deputy
pleads to rape, bribery
Letterman to O’Reilly
on Beyoncé Obsession:
‘You Just Found Something
to Whine About’
Jon Stewart flattens Fox News’ Eric Bolling for trying to ‘school’ him on shaming the poor
Fox News’ Attempt To ‘School’ Jon Stewart On Food Stamp Abuse Blows Up On Them
Jon Stewart Hits Back At Fox Host For
Trying To 'School' Him On Food Stamps
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Chow Mein and Bolling
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IN OUTER SPACE:
Have we found a message from the dawn of time?
'Major discovery' set for Monday could give scientists their first glimpse of the birth of the universe
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