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  • House of Representatives, Washington D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Mar 02, 1686

    Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

    Eleven Articles of Impeachment Against the President

    House of Representatives, Washington D.C., U.S.
    Saturday Mar 02, 1686

    One week later, the House adopted eleven articles of impeachment against the president.




  • U.S.
    Friday Mar 02, 1781

    George Washington

    Congress ratified the Articles of Confederation

    U.S.
    Friday Mar 02, 1781

    On March 1, 1781, Congress ratified the Articles of Confederation, but the government that took effect on March 2 did not have the power to levy taxes, and it loosely held the states together.




  • Privolnoye, Stavropol Krai, Russia
    Monday Mar 02, 1931

    Mikhail Gorbachev

    Birth

    Privolnoye, Stavropol Krai, Russia
    Monday Mar 02, 1931

    Gorbachev was born on 2 March 1931 in the village of Privolnoye, Stavropol Krai, then in the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, one of the constituent republics of the Soviet Union.




  • U.S.
    Monday Mar 02, 1931

    Anna May Wong

    The Good Earth

    U.S.
    Monday Mar 02, 1931

    In the 1930s, the popularity of Pearl Buck's novels, especially The Good Earth, as well as growing American sympathy for China in its struggles with Japanese imperialism, opened up opportunities for more positive Chinese roles in U.S. films.




  • Naval Air Station Pensacola, Pensacola, Florida, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 02, 1950

    Neil Armstrong

    The First Aircraft Carrier landing on the USS Cabot

    Naval Air Station Pensacola, Pensacola, Florida, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 02, 1950

    On March 2, 1950, he made his first aircraft carrier landing on the USS Cabot, an achievement he considered comparable to his first solo flight.




  • southern United States, Dixie, Dixieland, U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 02, 1955

    Martin Luther King

    Claudette Colvin

    southern United States, Dixie, Dixieland, U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 02, 1955

    March 1955, Claudette Colvin—a fifteen-year-old black schoolgirl in Montgomery—refused to give up her bus seat to a white man in violation of Jim Crow laws, local laws in the Southern United States that enforced racial segregation. King was on the committee from the Birmingham African-American community that looked into the case; E. D. Nixon and Clifford Durr decided to wait for a better case to pursue because the incident involved a minor.




  • Vallauris, France
    Thursday Mar 02, 1961

    Pablo Picasso

    Second Marriage

    Vallauris, France
    Thursday Mar 02, 1961

    Jacqueline Roque (1927–1986) worked at the Madoura Pottery in Vallauris on the French Riviera, where Picasso made and painted ceramics. She became his lover, and then his second wife in 1961. The two were together for the remainder of Picasso's life.


  • North Vietnam
    Tuesday Mar 02, 1965

    Vietnam War

    Operation Rolling Thunder

    North Vietnam
    Tuesday Mar 02, 1965

    Operation Rolling Thunder and Operation Arc Light expanded aerial bombardment and ground support operations.


  • El Billar, Caquetá
    Monday Mar 02, 1998

    Colombian conflict

    The Attack on El Billar

    El Billar, Caquetá
    Monday Mar 02, 1998

    A New Significant attack took place in El Billar, Caquetá on March 2, 1998, where a Colombian Army counterinsurgency battalion was patrolling, resulting in the death of 62 soldiers and the capture of some 43.


  • Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
    Thursday Mar 02, 2000

    Second Chechen War

    OMON unit from Podolsk opened fire on a unit from Sergiyev Posad in Grozny

    Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
    Thursday Mar 02, 2000

    On 2 March 2000, an OMON unit from Podolsk opened fire on a unit from Sergiyev Posad in Grozny; at least 24 Russian servicemen were killed in the incident.


  • Georgia
    Tuesday Mar 02, 2004

    Second Chechen War

    Gelayev was killed

    Georgia
    Tuesday Mar 02, 2004

    On 2 March 2004, following a number of cross-border raids from Georgia into Chechnya, Ingushetia, and Dagestan, Gelayev (Ruslan Gelayev) was killed in a clash with Russian border guards while trying to get back from Dagestan into Georgia.


  • Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Wednesday Mar 02, 2011

    Muhammad Yunus

    Yunus Had been Fired as Managing Director of The Bank

    Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Wednesday Mar 02, 2011

    On 2 March 2011, Muzammel Huq – a former Bank employee, whom the government had appointed Chairman in January – announced that Yunus had been fired as Managing Director of the Bank. However, Bank General Manager Jannat-E Quanine issued a statement that Yunus was "continuing in his office" pending review of the legal issues surrounding the controversy.


  • Belize
    Friday Mar 02, 2012

    Prince Harry

    Harry's visit to Belize

    Belize
    Friday Mar 02, 2012

    In March 2012, Harry led an official visit to Belize as part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations.


  • Italy
    Sunday Mar 02, 2014

    Ciro Immobile

    First International match

    Italy
    Sunday Mar 02, 2014

    On 2 March 2014, he received his first call-up to the senior national team by Cesare Prandelli, for a friendly match against Spain three days later. He made his debut as a substitute for Alessio Cerci after 69 minutes as Spain eventually won 1–0.


  • Kyoto, Japan
    Thursday Mar 02, 2017

    Nintendo

    The Nintendo Switch

    Kyoto, Japan
    Thursday Mar 02, 2017

    The Switch was officially released on March 3, 2017, worldwide, notably in all key markets, but excluding some parts of Asia, including India and Mainland China. It was released with an MSRP of ¥29,980 in Japan, US$299.99 in the United States, GB£279.99 in the United Kingdom, and A$469.95 in Australia; with standardized pricing for the European market varying. The set includes a Switch console, a dock, two Joy-Con controllers (left and right) and straps, a Joy-Con Grip, an AC power adapter and an HDMI cable. There were two Switch bundles available at launch, one with grey Joy-Con and one with neon red and blue Joy-Con. Nintendo feared that a higher price would harm sales, which prompted them to not include any additional hardware or games.


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