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It happened on a… March 31

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It happened on a… March 31


“Boom Boom Pow” single released by The Black Eyed Peas (Grammy Award for Best Music Video 2010, Billboard Song of the Year 2009).


Funeral of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother at Westminster Abbey UK. More than a million people line the streets


German brothers Michael and Ralf Schumacher become first siblings to share front row of the grid in a Formula 1 World Championship event; qualify 1st and 2nd respectively for Brazilian GP in São Paulo.


20-year old Quebec Nordiques’ center Joe Sakic scores a goal in a 3-2 loss to Hartford to become the youngest player in NHL history to score 100 points in a season.


CN Tower reaches 555.35 metres in height, becoming the world’s tallest free-standing structure; the giant communications mast cost $44 million, uses 145,000 tonnes of concrete and steel.


1st time Jimi Hendrix burns his guitar (London)


The Dalai Lama (Lhama Dhondrub, Tenzin Gyatso) began exile by crossing the border into India where he was granted political asylum. Gyatso was the 14th Daila Lama.


Newfoundland becomes Canada’s 10th province


“The Hound of Baskervilles” first of 14 films starring Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Dr. Watson is released.


In Paris, the Eiffel Tower officially opened.


Quebec and Montreal were incorporated as cities.

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