Highlights in history on this date: 12 March ~ Did You KNOW THIS ✔

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Highlights in history on this date:

1325 – Tenochtitlan, the capital of the Aztec Empire, is founded.

1639 – America’s famous Harvard University is named for clergyman John Harvard.

1781 – Sir William Herschel discovers Uranus.

1852 – Familiar symbol of the United States, Uncle Sam, makes his debut as a cartoon character in the New York Lantern.

1881 – Russia’s Tsar Alexander II is assassinated and succeeded by Alexander III.

1906 – Death of Susan B Anthony, pioneer and leader of the women’s suffrage movement in the United States.

1943 – A plot to kill German leader Adolf Hitler ends in failure when a bomb planted by German officers on his plane fails to detonate.

1967 – Death of Sir Frank Worrell, West Indian cricket captain, who was knighted in 1964 for his contributions to the sport.

1969 – The Apollo 9 astronauts splash down, ending a mission that…

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