On this day: March 22

Published On: Mar 18 2013 02:02:06 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 22 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Thomas Jefferson becomes the first secretary of state, the Dachau concentration camp opens, The Beatles release their first album, and the Comet Hale-Bopp does a fly-by, all on this day.

OTD March 22 - Dachau concentration camp
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U.S. Holocaust Museum

1933: Dachau, the first Nazi concentration camp, opens on the grounds of an abandoned munitions factory near the medieval town of Dachau, about 10 miles northwest of Munich in the state of Bavaria, Germany.

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