Lost and Found – March 10th Edition

What to remember about March 10th…

  • 1804  In St. Louis, MO formal transfer of Louisiana Purchase takes place; America nearly doubles in size
  • 1831  Elite French Foreign Legion (Légion étrangère) is founded; unit open to foreign soldiers though led only by French officers
  • 1876  Alexander Graham Bell’s 1st successful 1st telephone call
  • 1940  American actor, martial artist, and businessman Carlos Ray “Chuck” Norris is born in Oklahoma
  • 1945  Operation Meetinghouse: firebombing of Tokyo by Allied aircraft is most destructive bombing raid in history
  • 1969  James Earl Ray pleads guilty in assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; later recants plea and claims conspiracy
  • 2006  NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter arrives at the red planet to begin 7-year science mission

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