March 3, 1998 in Nation/World

Today In History

 

In 1918: Germany, Austria and Russia signed the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, which ended Russian participation in World War I. The treaty was annulled by the November 1918 armistice.

In 1931: “The Star-Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem of the United States.

In 1991: Motorist Rodney King was severely beaten by Los Angeles police in a scene captured by an amateur videographer.

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