March 21 in history: World's first Tweet, Russia's annexation of Crimea, and more

Here's what happened today in history

Ethiopia abolishes its monarchy after 3000 years

Ethiopia abolishes its monarchy after 3000 years

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1985

South African Police kill 21 people commemorating similar mass shooting

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2006

Jack Dorsey sends the world's first Twitter message, or tweet

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2014

Russia formally annexes Crimea amid international condemnation

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2016

Suicide bombers kill 32 at the airport & Maelbeek metro station

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