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Friday, 2 March 2012

On this day March 2nd: Rhodesia breaks ties.

On this day March 2nd:
986-Louis V became King of the Franks.
1836-Texas declared its independence from Mexico; the United States did not recognize the new Republic of Texas.
1855-Allexander Romanov became Tsar of Russia after trhe death of his father, Tsar Nicholas Pavlovich Romanov.
1939-Howard Carter, British archaeologist died in Kensington, London aged 64.
1941-First German military units entered Bulgaria after it joined the Axis Pact.
1941-The RAF launched a heavy raid against Cologne.
1946-Aged 50, Fidél Pálffy, Hungarian National Socialist was hanged for his beliefs.
1970-Ian Smith, Prime Minister of Rhodesia declared Rhodesia a republic, breaking its last links with the British crown and the treacherous British Government.
1998-Images from the Aryan spacecraft Galileo indicated that the Jupiter moon Europa has a liquid ocean and a source of interior heat.

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