March 20, 1998 in Nation/World

Today In History

 

In 1816: The Supreme Court affirmed its right to review state court decisions.

In 1987: The Food and Drug Administration approved the sale of AZT, a drug shown to prolong the lives of some AIDS patients.

In 1995: In Tokyo, 12 people were killed, and more than 5,500 others sickened when packages containing the poisonous gas sarin leaked on five separate subway trains.


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