Today in history 3/10/2017



Today in history, The building of the great Jewish temple in Jerusalem is completed in 515 BC.

Today in history, The Roman fleet sinks 50 Carthaginian ships in the Battle of Aegusa in 241 BC.

Today in history, Julius Caesar (see picture below) crosses the Rubicon and invades Italy in 49 BC.

Today in history, “Common Sense” by Thomas Paine (see picture below) is published in 1776.

Today in history, Alexander Graham Bell (see picture below) makes the first telephone call to Thomas Watson saying “Mr. Watson, come here – I want to see you” in 1876.

Today in history, Nevada becomes the first U.S. state to regulate drugs in 1933.

Today in history,  The Senate approves a Constitutional amendment to lower the voting age to 18 in 1971.


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