Today in History

Listings for Friday, March 12, 2021.

Birthdays:


Events:
  • Zeta Bo”tid meteor shower, radiant in Bo”tes
  • Commonwealth Day
  • 1850 First $20 Gold piece issued.
  • 1868 Congress abolishes manufacturers tax
  • 1912 Girl Guides (Girl Scouts) founded in Savanah Ga
  • 1925 First transatlantic radio broadcast.
  • 1936 FDR conducts his first "Fireside Chat"
  • 1981 Soyuz T-4 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station

That's all for today.



Today In History