March 19 in history: From mass suicide in China to US' air strikes on Baghdad

From as many as 900 people dying by suicide in China to US' air strikes on Baghdad leading to the Iraq war, we have got it all covered for you. Let's take a look at what happened on March 19 -- in history.

1644

900 people commit suicide to show loyalty to Emperor in China

(Photograph:WION)

1945

Adolf Hitler orders the destruction of all industries in Germany

(Photograph:WION)

1953

Oscar presentation is televised for the first time

(Photograph:WION)

1970

National emergency is declared in Cambodia

(Photograph:WION)

2003

US launches air strikes on Baghdad, leading to Iraq War

(Photograph:WION)

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