Friday, March 9, 2012

This Day in History: March 9

-The first documented discovery of gold in California occurs at Rancho San Francisco, 6 years before the California Gold Rush, 1842

-The United States Army Air Forces begins The Bombing of Tokyo, one of the most destructive bombing raids in history, 1945

-The Barbie doll makes its debut at the American International Toy Fair held in New York, 1959

-The first same-sez marriages take place in Washington, D.C., 2010

-Holiday: Teacher's Day, also known as Eid Al Moalim (Lebanon)

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