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Today In History

MONDAY, MARCH 16, 1998

In 1850: Nathaniel Hawthorne’s novel “The Scarlet Letter” was first published.

In 1935: Adolf Hitler scrapped the Treaty of Versailles.

In 1945: During World War II, Iwo Jima was declared secured by the Allies.

In 1968: During the Vietnam War, the My Lai Massacre was carried out by U.S. troops under the command of Lt. William L. Calley Jr.


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