March 8, 1998 in Nation/World

Today In History

 

In 1702: England’s Queen Anne took the throne upon the death of King William III.

In 1782: The Gnadenhutten massacre took place as some 90 Indians were slain by militiamen in Ohio in retaliation for raids carried out by other Indians.

In 1917: Russia’s “February Revolution” (according to the Old Style calendar that Russians used) began with rioting and strikes in St. Petersburg.

In 1965: The United States landed about 3,500 Marines in South Vietnam.

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