Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Adv17 For release Monday, March 17

1762: New York's first St. Patrick's Day parade took place.

1959: The Dalai Lama fled Tibet for India in the wake of a failed uprising by Tibetans against Chinese rule.

1966: A U.S. midget submarine located a hydrogen bomb which had fallen from an American bomber into the Mediterranean off Spain.

2004: Former MTV personality John "J.J." Jackson died in Los Angeles at 62.

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