3-17-2020 This day in Military History

This Day in Military History


1756- St. patrick’s Day was 1st celebrated in NYC at Crown & Thistle Tavern


1766- Britain repeals the Stamp Act, however they deepen their control by passing the Declaratory Act. Allowing Great Britain the right to pass any laws governing the colonies. 


1942- General Douglas MacArthur arrived in Australia to become supreme commander of Allied forces in the Pacific theater. 


1973- The Hanoi Hilton, North Vietnamese Prisoner of War camp released the first group of POW’s.


2003- President Bush gave Saddam Hussein 48 hours to go into exile. 


2014- Navy SEALs take over a disavowed oil tanker in international waters previously seized by Libyan rebels


 Source: This day in Military History

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