March 31 in history: Inauguration of Eiffel Tower, launch of Moon's first artificial satellite, and more

Here's what happened today in history

1889

Eiffel Tower is inaugurated

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1959

The Dalai Lama is granted political asylum in India

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1964

Following a coup d'etat, a military dictatorship takes over in Brazil

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1991

Warsaw Pact ends after holding up for 36 years

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1996

First artificial satellite of Moon, Luna 10 is launched

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