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QUIZ: Can you name the year that these March events occurred?

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March 01The Lindberg baby is kidnapped
March 02Theodor Geisel (Dr. Seuss) is born
March 03Russia signs the Treaty of Brest -Litovsk ending their role in WWI
March 04The first session of the US Congress is held in New York City as the US Constitution takes effect
March 05Joseph Stalin dies in Moscow
March 06The Imperial Patent Office in Berlin grants Bayer a patent on Aspirin
March 07Robert Frost's poem 'Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening' is first published
March 08The February Revolution begins in Petrograd with riots and strikes in response to food scarcity
March 09Christopher Wallace (the Notorious B.I.G.) is shot and killed in Los Angeles
March 10Alexander Graham Bell makes the first telephone call to his assistant Thomas Watson
March 11Lithuania proclaims its independence from the USSR (eventually granted one year later)
March 12Finland and Russia sign a peace agreement ending the Winter War
March 13Viet Minh forces attack French forces beginning the Battle of Điện Biên Phủ
March 14Linux kernel version 1.0.0 is released
March 15Julius Caesar is assassinated
March 16Hiundreds of civilians are killed by US soldiers in the village of My Lai
March 17The Champs' Tequila hits #1 on the US pop charts
March 18Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini meet at Brenner Pass and negotiate an alliance
March 19The US invades Iraq after Saddam Hussein refuses to step down
March 20The Aum Shinrikyo cult sets off bombs containing sarin gas in the Tokyo subway
March 21President Carter announces that the US will be boycotting the Summer Olympics in Moscow
March 22The Arab League is founded
March 23James Cameron's Titanic ties a record with 11 Academy Award wins
March 24The Exxon Valdez runs aground at Prince William Sound in Alaska
March 25Civil rights activists led by Martin Luther King Jr. complete their 4 day march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama
March 26Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin sign a peace agreement
March 27The University of Oregon wins the first NCAA men's basketball tournament
March 28The city of Constantinople changes its name to Istanbul
March 29The last US troops withdraw from South Vietnam
March 30President Ronald Reagan is shot by John Hinckley Jr.
March 31The Eiffel Tower is opened

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