Historical Events for 9th March 2022

1889 – Kansas passes 1st general antitrust law in US
1942 – Construction of the Alaska Highway begins
1949 – England beat South Africa by scoring 174 runs in 94 minutes
1956 – Weather forecasting phone line set up in London England
1975 – “Lieutenant” opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 9 performances
1979 – France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
1988 – Actress Audrey Hepburn is appointed a UNICEF Special Ambassador (Goodwill Ambassador 1989)
1989 – Soviet Union officially submits to jurisdiction of the World Court
2006 – Liquid water is discovered on Enceladus, the sixth largest moon of Saturn
2012 – Indian batsman Rahul Dravid announces his retirement from Test and domestic cricket

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