March 21, 1965 — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. leads 3,200 people on the start of the third, and finally successful, civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.

The only thing new in this world is the history you don’t know.
—Harry S. Truman

March 20, 1942 — General Douglas MacArthur—at Terowie, South Australia—makes his famous speech regarding the fall of the Philippines in which he says: “I came out of Bataan and I shall return”.

America… just a nation of two hundred million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns and no qualms about

March 19, 1945 — Adolf Hitler issues The Nero Decree—officially titled Demolitions on Reich Territory Decree—ordering the destruction

Being present and not being present are two bottles of spices; at any given time, we miss or exceed their uses. —Unknown

March 18, 1965 — The first spacewalk took place as Soviet cosmonaut Aleksei Leonov left his Voskhod 2 capsule, secured by a tether, and remained outside the spacecraft for 20 minutes.

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