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  • U.S.
    Monday Mar 20, 1933

    Great Depression

    Economy Act of 1933

    U.S.
    Monday Mar 20, 1933

    The controversial Economy Act of 1933 is signed into law, slashing $243 million in government salaries and pensions, and veterans' benefits. Despite the economic crisis, super majorities of American economists, policymakers, and the general public believed that the federal government needed to balance the budget and avoid deficit spending, to avoid putting further strain on the bond market which would negatively affect government borrowing costs, banks, corporations, and foreign investors. From 1929 to 1933, the total debt owed by the U.S. government rose from $16.9 billion to over $23 billion.




  • Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
    Sunday Mar 20, 2005

    LeBron James

    Cleveland's new single game

    Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
    Sunday Mar 20, 2005

    On March 20, James scored 56 points against the Toronto Raptors, setting Cleveland's new single-game points record.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Mar 20, 2008

    Visa Inc.

    the IPO underwriters exercised their overallotment option

    U.S.
    Thursday Mar 20, 2008

    On March 20, 2008, the IPO underwriters (including JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs & Co., Bank of America Securities LLC, Citi, HSBC, Merrill Lynch & Co., UBS Investment Bank and Wachovia Securities) exercised their overallotment option, purchasing an additional 40.6 million shares, bringing Visa's total IPO share count to 446.6 million, and bringing the total proceeds to US$19.1 billion.




  • Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 20, 2014

    Facebook, Inc.

    Facebook announced a New Open-Source Programming Language

    Menlo Park, California, U.S.
    Thursday Mar 20, 2014

    On March 20, 2014, Facebook announced a new open-source programming language called Hack. Before public release, a large portion of Facebook was already running and "battle tested" using the new language.




  • California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 20, 2018

    Java (programming language)

    Java SE 10

    California, U.S.
    Tuesday Mar 20, 2018

    On March 20, 2018, Oracle released Java SE 10.




  • U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 20, 2019

    Marvel Studios

    Feige revealed that the majority of characters would be back with Marvel Studios

    U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 20, 2019

    In March 2018, Feige revealed that the majority of characters would be back with Marvel Studios, though there were still "some with a couple of other players involved that would have to be negotiated with." The deal was completed on March 20, 2019.




  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 20, 2019

    Google LLC

    The European Commission Imposed a €1.49 Billion Fine On Google

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 20, 2019

    On March 20, 2019, the European Commission imposed a €1.49 billion ($1.69 billion) fine on Google for preventing rivals from being able to “compete and innovate fairly” in the online advertising market.


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