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It happened on a… March 19

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It happened on a… March 19


Icelandic volcano Fagradalsfjall erupts for the first time in 800 years and after more than 50,000 earthquakes.


World’s last male northern white rhino, 45 year old Sudan, dies in Kenya.


Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, directed by Zack Synder and starring Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill, first premieres in Mexico City.


After the failure of Muammar Gaddafi’s forces to take Benghazi, French Air Force launches Opération Harmattan, beginning foreign military intervention in Libya.


Airstrikes by an American and British-led coalition signal the beginning of the invasion of Iraq, without United Nations support and in defiance of world opinion.


Britain’s Prince Andrew & Sarah, Duchess of York, announce separation.


Buffalo Sabres beat Toronto Maple Leafs 14-4; score 9 goals in the second period, the most goals in one period by an NHL team; total 31 goals and assists another NHL record.


Quebec brings in free dental care for all children under eight in the province.


Sean Connery’s 1st day of shooting on James Bond film “Goldfinger”.

Over 100 cm of snow falls at Cape Whittle; Quebec’s greatest one-day snowfall.


The 25th Academy Awards aired on television for the first time.


1st stone laid for the Sagrada Familia basilica in Barcelona, designed by Antoni Gaudí.


Boston, Massachusetts incorporated as a city.

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