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  1. In 1932, General Macarthur and then Major Patton Tear-Gassed WWI Veterans Calling Themselves The "Bonus Army." They Had Marched On Washington Demanding Full Payment For Their Service During WWI. 2 Vets Were Killed. Historians Claim That Without The Protest, There May Have Never Been A GI Bill.

  2. Pioneer 10, a space craft meant to study Jupiter which was launched 2 March 1972, was only meant to send signal to Earth for 3 years, but it continued to send signal for over 30 years while heading towards the center of our galaxy.

  3. Many Japanese families were torn apart during World War 2. The radio program *Missing Persons*, which reunited families, ran from June 1946 until March 1962.

  4. In March 2005, Tori Alamaze released Don't Cha as her debut single. The song failed and she was dropped. in April 2005 CeeLo Green gave the song to The Pussycat Dolls. They released it as their debut single, and the song reached No. 2 on Billboard, and sold more than 6 million copies worldwide.

  5. Mating season of pine siskin takes place from March to May. Pine siskins usually produce 2 broods per season.

  6. Early died on March 2, 1894 as the result of a fall two weeks earlier. He was interred in Lynchburg, Virginia.

  7. One of the most famous American soldiers in Bataan Death March was Mario Tonelli (1916-2003). Tonelli was a former running back for Notre Dame who played professional football briefly for the Chicago Cardinals. He had his Notre Dame class ring stolen by a Japanese soldier, but in an incredible twist it was returned by a Japanese guard who had attended the University of Southern California.

  8. It was nearly two years later, January 27, 1944, when the United States government finally informed the public about the death march.

  9. Females produce offspring every 8 to 12 months. Pregnancy lasts 118 days and ends with 2 to 4 piglets. Babies are born during the dry season, from January to March.

  10. Mating and calving takes place from November to March. Female gives birth every 3rd year. Pregnancy lasts 11 months and ends with one baby. Baby whale is 20 feet long and weighs 2 to 3 tons at birth. It depends on the mother's milk 6 to 7 months. Young whales reach sexual maturity at the age of 6 to 12 years.

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Within 24 hours of its release on November 10, 2009, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 had sold 4.7 million copies and by March 12, 2010 it had sold more than 14 million copies.

The Filipino prisoners were generally treated much worse than the American prisoners.

10 year old Austrian girl Natascha Kampusch was abducted on 2 March 1998 and was abused and held in a secret cellar by her kidnapper Wolfgang Přiklopil until she escaped on 23 August 2006. She cried when her abductor committed suicide and owns and visits the house where she was held captive.

Because many of the American soldiers who were forced to march at Bataan were from New Mexico, a monument to the victims and survivors was erected in Las Cruces, New Mexico in 2002. The monument depicts two American soldiers and a Filipino soldier leaning on each other for support as they marched.

Mating season of blackbirds starts in March. One pair usually produces 2 broods per season.

Although there is little doubt that the Japanese treated the American and Filipino prisoners cruelly, much of it had to do with poor logistical planning on their part. They didn"t think they would capture as many prisoners as they did were unprepared to move so many.

Before January and February existed, there was just a 2-month-long "monthless period" between December and March

On December 3, 1980, the Kaidun meteorite fell on a Soviet military base in Yemen. The single stone weighed about 4.4 pounds (2 kilograms) and was recovered from a small impact pit. In March 2004, it was suggested to be a piece of Phobos due to the existence of two extremely rare alkaline-rich clasts that were found in the meteorite.

The Dresden attacks are still a point of controversy in the West. Members of German far-right political groups often march to a monument to commemorate the bombings every year, which is accompanied by a heavy police presence to separate the marchers from far-left protesters.

Alfredo Santos (1905-1990) was one of the most notable Filipino survivors of the Bataan Death March. After World War II, Santos went on to serve in the Philippines Army for most of his life and was the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces from 1962 through 1965.

During the second march on March 9, King led about 2,500 marchers to the bridge and then promptly turned around, obeying a court restraining order that prohibited further marches until more hearings on the matter were held.

On 2 March 1882, Roderick Maclean attempted to assassinate Queen Victoria by shooting at her carriage as it left Windsor railway station. He was apparently offended by Victoria's refusal to accept one of his poems.

From the 18th of Feburary to 8th of March 1989 the Caracazo took place, where the president of Venezuela suspended numerous articles of the constitution (including the right to peaceful protest) and the police and military killed around 2,000 protesters

Between 30 January and 8 February 1658 during the Second Northern War, King Charles X Gustav of Sweden marched his army across 2 frozen straits dealing a crushing blow to Denmark, and led to the Treaty of Roskilde later that year, which handed Scania to Sweden.

Axis resistance in the city lasted until March. German, Italian, Romanian, Croatian, and Hungarian soldiers hide out in houses and collapsed structures as long as they could with whatever weapons they could find. Most Axis soldiers found in the city after the Axis armies retreated were killed by the Red Army soldiers.

The first shots fired in World War I on behalf of the United States were fired in San Juan, Puerto Rico on March 21, 1915 more then 2 years before the united states formally declared war

The 30 March 2005 Powerball paid out 110 second prizes - not because of foul play, but because a large NY food company had printed the winning white ball numbers in thousands of fortune cookies. The printed Powerball number was only 2 off.

The Japanese didn"t consider the prisoners to be POWs, which meant that officially they were still combatants.

The Continental Navy captured British supply ships for themselves and one they took had 30,000 pairs of shoes on board. However, the admiralty agent of Captain Manley demanded his 2 1/2 per cent commission before he would release the cargo for Washington's army, so many soldiers marched barefoot

In March 2004, The Cheeseburger Bill was passed which protected fast food companies like McDonalds from an increasing number of class action lawsuits by obese customers. It failed to achieve a senate vote 2 times.

Once the prisoners arrived at the final destination of Camp O"Donnel, they continued to die at the rate of several hundred per day due to neglect and abuse.

Carling Breweries used an IRA marching song for an international ad campaign. The song became so popular in Canada that it reached number 2 on the charts, increased Carling shares and became the best selling Irish record in Canada.

The 2,345 Allied prisoners of war held captive by Japan in the Sandakan POW Camp during WW2. Only six Australians survived, all of whom had escaped the forced death marches

In Iceland to protest the gender pay gap (aka: women earn 65.65 percent of men’s average wages) around 50,000 women and their supporters left their job at 2:25 pm (that is, 65.65 percent of a regular 9-to-5 workday) to march down the main street in Reykjavik few years ago.

USA bought Alaska from Russia for 2 cents an acre on 30 march 1867.

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