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Today in History: March 28
Today in History: March 28
Among today's events in history, America's worst commercial nuclear accident occurred with a partial meltdown inside the Unit 2 reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pennsylvania in 1979.
Today in History: March 27
Today in History: March 27
Among today's events in history, 583 people were killed when a KLM Boeing 747 crashed into a Pan Am 747 on an airport runway on the Canary Island of Tenerife in 1977.
Today in History: March 26
Today in History: March 26
Among today's events in history, the bodies of 39 members of the Heaven's Gate techno-religious cult who'd committed suicide were found in 1997.
Today in History: March 25
Today in History: March 25
Among today's events in history, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. led 25,000 people to the Alabama state capitol in Montgomery in 1965.
Today in History: March 24
Today in History: March 24
Among today's events in history, the supertanker Exxon Valdez ran aground on a reef in Alaska’s Prince William Sound in 1989 and began leaking an estimated 11 million gallons of crude oil.
Today in History: March 23
Today in History: March 23
Among today's events in history, the first Japanese-Americans evacuated by the U.S. Army during World War II arrived at the internment camp in Manzanar, California in 1942.
Today in History: March 22
Today in History: March 22
Among today's events in history, during Prohibition, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a measure to make wine and beer containing up to 3.2 percent alcohol legal in 1933.
Today in History: March 21
Today in History: March 21
Among today's events in history, the Alcatraz federal prison island in San Francisco Bay was emptied of its last inmates and closed in 1963.
Today in History: March 20
Today in History: March 20
Among today's events in history, 12 people were killed and more than 5,500 others sickened when the deadly chemical sarin was leaked on five separate subway trains in Tokyo in 1995.
Today in History: March 19
Today in History: March 19
Among today's events in history, President George W. Bush ordered the start of war against Iraq in 2003.