On this day: March 5

Published On: Mar 01 2013 12:05:54 PM CST   Updated On: Mar 05 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

The Boston Massacre riles up American colonists, Che strikes a famous pose, Elvis is discharged, a plane crash kills Patsy Cline, and John Belushi overdoses, all on this day.

OTD March 5 - Iron Curtain
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Library of Congress

1946: Winston Churchill uses the phrase "Iron Curtain" in the context of Soviet-dominated Eastern Europe in a speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri.

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