March 16 in history: US troops massacre 500 civilians in Vietnam, and more

Here's what happened today in history

1660

The Long Parliament of England is dissolved

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1926

Robert Goddard launches the first liquid-fuel rocket

(Photograph:WION)

1935

Hitler orders re-arming of Germany in violation of Versailles Treaty

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1968

US troops massacre 500 civilians in Vietnam

(Photograph:WION)

1988

Gas attack claims 5000 lives in Halabja, Iraq

(Photograph:WION)

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