March 30 in history: Treaty of Paris signed, Russia sells Alaska to US, and more

Here's what happened today in history

1842

First use of general anesthesia in surgery

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1856

The Treaty of Paris is signed ending the Crimean War

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1867

US reaches agreement with Russia to buy Alaska for $7.2 million

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2006

Kidnappers release US reporter Jill Carroll after 82 days in Iraq

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2017

SpaceX conducts world’s first re-flight of orbital class rocket

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