March 02 in history: Queen Victoria's attempted assassination, and more

Ho Chi Minh elected President of North Vietnam, discovery of the top quark, and more — here's what happened on this day in history

1882

 Queen Victoria narrowly escapes assassination attempt

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1946

Ho Chi Minh elected President of North Vietnam

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1970

Rhodesia declares itself an independent republic

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1995

Researchers at Fermilab announce the discovery of the top quark

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2004

Al-Qaeda carries out the Ashoura Massacre in Iraq, killing 170

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