Today in History, English
Today in History, English

27091March 10Death2015 – Tim Rucks, American football player and coach (b. 1960)
27092March 10Death2015 – Claude Sitton, American journalist and academic (b. 1925)
27093March 10Death2015 – Stuart Wagstaff, English-Australian actor (b. 1925)
27094March 10Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:Anastasia the PatricianMarie-Eugénie de JésusHarriet Tubman (Lutheran)HimelinJohn OgilvieMacarius of JerusalemPope SimpliciusSojourner Truth (Lutheran)March 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
27095March 10Holiday and observanceHote Matsuri (Shiogama, Japan)
27096March 10Holiday and observanceTibetan Uprising Day (Tibetan independence supporters)
27097March 11Event222 – Emperor Elagabalus is assassinated, along with his mother, Julia Soaemias, by the Praetorian Guard during a revolt. Their mutilated bodies are dragged through the streets of Rome before being thrown into the Tiber.
27098March 11Event1387 – Battle of Castagnaro: English condottiero Sir John Hawkwood leads Padova to victory in a factional clash with Verona.
27099March 11Event1641 – Guaraní forces living in the Jesuit reductions defeat bandeirantes loyal to the Portuguese Empire at the Battle of Mbororé in present-day Panambí, Argentina.
27100March 11Event1649 – The Frondeurs and the French sign the Peace of Rueil.
27101March 11Event1702 – The Daily Courant, England's first national daily newspaper is published for the first time.
27102March 11Event1708 – Queen Anne withholds Royal Assent from the Scottish Militia Bill, the last time a British monarch vetoes legislation.
27103March 11Event1784 – The signing of the Treaty of Mangalore brings the Second Anglo-Mysore War to an end.
27104March 11Event1811 – During André Masséna's retreat from the Lines of Torres Vedras, a division led by French Marshal Michel Ney fights off a combined Anglo-Portuguese force to give Masséna time to escape.
27105March 11Event1824 – The United States Department of War creates the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
27106March 11Event1845 – Flagstaff War: Unhappy with translational differences regarding the Treaty of Waitangi, chiefs Hone Heke, Kawiti and Māori tribe members chop down the British flagpole for a fourth time and drive settlers out of Kororareka, New Zealand.
27107March 11Event1848 – Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine and Robert Baldwin become the first Prime Ministers of the Province of Canada to be democratically elected under a system of responsible government.
27108March 11Event1851 – The first performance of Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi takes place in Venice.
27109March 11Event1861 – American Civil War: The Constitution of the Confederate States of America is adopted.
27110March 11Event1864 – The Great Sheffield Flood kills 238 people in Sheffield, England.
27111March 11Event1867 – The first performance of Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi takes place in Paris.
27112March 11Event1872 – Construction of the Seven Sisters Colliery, South Wales, begins located on one of the richest coal sources in Britain.
27113March 11Event1879 – Shō Tai formally abdicated his position of King of Ryūkyū, under orders from Tokyo, ending the Ryukyu Kingdom
27114March 11Event1888 – The Great Blizzard of 1888 begins along the eastern seaboard of the United States, shutting down commerce and killing more than 400.
27115March 11Event1916 – USS Nevada (BB-36) is commissioned as the first US Navy "super-dreadnought".
27116March 11Event1917 – World War I: Mesopotamian campaign: Baghdad falls to Anglo-Indian forces commanded by General Stanley Maude.
27117March 11Event1918 – The first case of Spanish flu occurs, the start of a devastating worldwide pandemic.
27118March 11Event1927 – In New York City, Samuel Roxy Rothafel opens the Roxy Theatre.
27119March 11Event1931 – Ready for Labour and Defence of the USSR, abbreviated as GTO, is introduced in the Soviet Union.
27120March 11Event1932 – Booming Ben, the last heath hen was seen for the final time.

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