Historical Events for 20th March 2019

1816 – US Supreme Court affirms its right to review state court decisions
1917 – After the sinking of 3 more American merchant ships, US President Woodrow Wilson meets with cabinet, who agree that war is inevitable
1937 – Franco offensive at Guadalajara, Spain
1956 – Union workers ended a 156-day strike at Westinghouse Electric Corp
1973 – Roberto Clemente elected to Hall of Fame, 11 weeks after his death in a plane crash
1974 – “The Super Cops” directed by Gordon Parks premieres in NYC, New York
1987 – NASA launches Palapa B2P
1991 – Michael Jackson signs $65M 6 album deal with Sony records
1994 – Brett Hart wins WWF championship at Wrestlemania X at Madison Square Garden, New York
2003 – A US-led coalition launches a ground invasion of Iraq after an ultimatum for Saddam Hussein and his sons to leave Iraq expires

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