On this day: March 1

Published On: Feb 27 2013 02:32:47 PM CST   Updated On: Mar 01 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Salem is gripped by witch hysteria, Yellowstone becomes the world's first national park, the Lindbergh baby is kidnapped, and the Watergate Seven are indicted, all on this day.

OTD March 1 - US Capitol
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1971: A bomb explodes in a men's restroom in the United States Capitol. The radical left organization Weather Underground claims responsibility, issuing a communiqué saying it was "in protest of the U.S. invasion of Laos."

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