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March 29th, 2004 (March 29 2004)EventBulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia join NATO as full members.
March 29th, 2004 (March 29 2004)EventThe Republic of Ireland becomes the first country in the world to ban smoking in all work places, including bars and restaurants.
March 29th, 1999 (March 29 1999)EventThe Dow Jones Industrial Average closes at 10006.78 - above the 10,000 mark for the first time ever.
March 29th, 1993 (March 29 1993)EventCatherine Callbeck becomes premier of Prince Edward Island and Canada s first female to be elected in a general election as a premier.
March 29th, 1987 (March 29 1987)EventWrestlemania III sets a world indoor attendance record at the Pontiac Silverdome with 93,173 fans.
March 29th, 1982 (March 29 1982)EventThe Canada Act 1982 (U.K.) receives the Royal Assent from Queen Elizabeth II, setting the stage for the Queen of Canada to proclaim the Constitution Act, 1982.
March 29th, 1974 (March 29 1974)EventNASA s Mariner 10 becomes the first spaceprobe to fly by Mercury. It was launched on November 3, 1973.
March 29th, 1973 (March 29 1973)EventVietnam War: The last United States combat soldiers leave South Vietnam.
March 29th, 1971 (March 29 1971)EventMy Lai massacre: Lt. William Calley is convicted of premeditated murder and sentenced to life in prison.
March 29th, 1971 (March 29 1971)EventA Los Angeles, California jury recommends the death penalty for Charles Manson and three female followers.Charles Manson Quotes
March 29th, 1961 (March 29 1961)EventThe Twenty-third Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, allowing residents of Washington, D.C. to vote in presidential elections.
March 29th, 1951 (March 29 1951)EventEthel and Julius Rosenberg are convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage.
March 29th, 1945 (March 29 1945)EventWorld War II: Last day of V-1 flying bomb attacks on England.
March 29th, 1942 (March 29 1942)EventThe Bombing of Lubeck in World War II was the first major success for the RAF Bomber Command against Germany and a German city.
March 29th, 1941 (March 29 1941)EventWorld War II: British Royal Navy and Royal Australian Navy forces defeat those of the Italian Regia Marina off the Peloponnesus coast of Greece in the Battle of Cape Matapan.
March 29th, 1936 (March 29 1936)EventIn Germany, Adolf Hitler receives 99% of the votes in a referendum to ratify Germany s illegal reoccupation of the Rhineland, receiving 44.5 million votes out of 45.5 million registered voters.Adolf Hitler Quotes
March 29th, 1930 (March 29 1930)EventHeinrich Bruning is appointed German Reichskanzler.
March 29th, 1886 (March 29 1886)EventDr. John Pemberton brews the first batch of Coca-Cola in a backyard in Atlanta, Georgia.
March 29th, 1882 (March 29 1882)EventThe Knights of Columbus are established.
March 29th, 1879 (March 29 1879)EventAnglo-Zulu War: Battle of Kambula: British forces defeat 20,000 Zulus.
March 29th, 1871 (March 29 1871)EventThe Royal Albert Hall is opened by Queen Victoria.
March 29th, 1867 (March 29 1867)EventQueen Victoria gives Royal Assent to the British North America Act which establishes the Dominion of Canada on July 1.
March 29th, 1865 (March 29 1865)EventAmerican Civil War: The Battle of Appomattox Court House begins.
March 29th, 1857 (March 29 1857)EventSepoy Mangal Pandey of the 34th Regiment, Bengal Native Infantry revolts against the British rule in India and inspires a long-drawn War of Independence of 1857 also known as the Sepoy Mutiny.
March 29th, 1849 (March 29 1849)EventThe United Kingdom annexes the Punjab.
March 29th, 1847 (March 29 1847)EventMexican-American War: United States forces led by General Winfield Scott take Veracruz after a siege.
March 29th, 1831 (March 29 1831)EventGreat Bosnian uprising: Bosniak rebel against Turkey.
March 29th, 1809 (March 29 1809)EventKing Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden abdicates after a coup d etat. At the Diet of Porvoo, Finland s four Estates pledge allegiance to Alexander I of Russia, commencing the secession of the Grand Duchy of Finland from Sweden.Alexander Men Quotes
March 29th, 1806 (March 29 1806)EventConstruction is authorized of the Great National Pike, better known as the Cumberland Road, becoming the first United States federal highway.
March 29th, 1799 (March 29 1799)EventNew York passes a law aimed at gradually abolishing slavery in the state.
March 29th, 1792 (March 29 1792)EventKing Gustav III of Sweden dies after being shot in the back at a midnight masquerade ball at Stockholm s Royal Opera just 13 days earlier. He is succeeded by Gustav IV Adolf.
March 29th, 1638 (March 29 1638)EventSwedish colonists establish the first settlement in Delaware, naming it New Sweden.
March 29th, 1632 (March 29 1632)EventTreaty of Saint-Germain is signed, returning Quebec to French control after the English had seized it in 1629.
March 29th, 1549 (March 29 1549)EventThe city of Salvador da Bahia, the first capital of Brazil, is founded.
March 29th, 1461 (March 29 1461)EventWars of the Roses: Battle of TowtonEdward of York defeats Queen Margaret to become King Edward IV of England.

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