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Middle March Mini-history
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Not mentioning here the 4th anniversary of the war to destroy Iraq and to reassure certain leaders of their "machismo".

Moving on to other "On This Day" items:

On March 19, 1920, the United States Senate rejected for the second time the Treaty of Versailles (ending WWI) by a vote of 49-35, falling short of the two-thirds majority needed for approval, reflecting American isolationist opinion.

On March 19, 1891, Earl Warren, the chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1953 to 1969, was born in Los Angeles. He is remembered for his role in demanding the evacuation of Japanese from the West Coast; later he acknowledged his error. During his tenure on the Supreme Court, the Court dealt with controversial cases on civil rights and civil liberties and the very nature of the political system. Most notably, Brown vs The Board of Education, establishing a powerful position for the Court as a protector of civil rights and civil liberties.

On March 18, 1965, the first spacewalk took place as Soviet cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov left his Voskhod 2 capsule and remained outside the spacecraft for 20 minutes, secured by a tether.

I wonder how many people think that the first spacewalk was accomplished by an American astronaut?

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