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On this day: March 28

Published On: Mar 25 2013 06:17:39 PM CDT   Updated On: Mar 28 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Vikings sack Paris, the Hollywood Walk of Fame gets its first star, President Eisenhower dies, and Three Mile Island melts down, all on this day.

OTD March 28 - Battle of Glorieta Pass
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1862: In the Civil War Battle of Glorieta Pass, Union forces stop the Confederate invasion of New Mexico Territory. The Confederate forces were forced to retreat back to Santa Fe due to the destruction of their supplies and eventually had to abandon hopes of controlling the territory.

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