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Today in History — March 22, 2017

Tabloid Tales Today is Wednesday, March 22, the 81st day of 2017. There are 284 days left in the year. On March 22, 1765, the British Parliament passed the Stamp Act to raise money from the American colonies, which fiercely resisted the tax. (The Stamp Act was repealed a year later.) On this date: In 1638, religious dissident Anne Hutchinson was expelled from the Massachusetts Bay Colony... 4:00pm 03/22/17

Today in History — March 21, 2017

Tabloid Tales Today is Tuesday, March 21, the 80th day of 2017. There are 285 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 21, 1952, the Moondog Coronation Ball, considered the first rock and roll concert, took place at Cleveland Arena. On this date: In 1556, Thomas Cranmer, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, was burned at the stake for heresy. In 1685, composer Johann... 4:00pm 03/21/17

Today in History — March, 20, 2017

Tabloid Tales Today is Monday, March 20, the 79th day of 2017. There are 286 days left in the year. Spring arrives at 6:28 a.m. Eastern time. On March 20, 1942, U.S. Army Gen. Douglas MacArthur, having evacuated the Philippines at the order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, told reporters at a train station in Terowie, Australia: “I came out of Bataan, and I shall return.” On this date:... 4:00pm 03/20/17

Today in History — March 18, 2017

Tabloid Tales Today is Saturday, March 18, the 77th day of 2017. There are 288 days left in the year. On March 18, 1937, in America’s worst school disaster, nearly 300 people, most of them children, were killed in a natural gas explosion at the New London Consolidated School in Rusk County, Texas. On this date: In 1766, Britain repealed the Stamp Act of 1765. In 1837, the 22nd and 24th... 4:00pm 03/18/17