March 2 in history: Alexander II becomes Tsar of Russia, Concorde's maiden flight and more!

From Alexander II becoming the Tsar of Russia to Ranjan Wijeratne's assassination. 

We've covered it all!  

1855

Alexander II becomes Tsar of Russia.

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1949

Connecticut gets world's first automatic street lights.

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1969

Supersonic airliner Concorde makes maiden flight.

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1978

Grave robbers steal Charlie Chaplin's coffin from village cemetery in Switzerland.

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1991

Sri Lanka's deputy defence minister Ranjan Wijeratne assassinated.

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