Fascinating Facts about March

Created Wednesday, 18 February 2009 19:29

 Fascinating Facts about March

 

·The Hoover Dam was completed on March 1, 1936.

·The Academy Awards were first broadcast on TV on March 2, 1953.

·The first transatlantic telephone call was made from New York City to London on March 7, 1926.

·The Barbie doll debuted on March 9, 1959.

·Self-rising flour was invented by a British baker on March 11, 1845.

·The first Internet domain name was registered on March 15, 1985.

·The rubber band was patented on March 17, 1845.

·American Express was founded on March 18, 1850.

·Alcatraz prison closed on March 21, 1963.

·The Concorde made its first supersonic flight on March 27, 1970.

·Alaska was bought by the United States for $7.2 million on March 30, 1867.

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