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With outstretched hands, a crowd at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base welcomes home Tucson's first returning prisoner of war. On Saturday, American soldiers became the first prisoners of war in Iraq.
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Monday March 24, 2003

Today

1883 Long-distance telephone service was inaugurated between Chicago and New York City.

1998 A 13-year-old boy and his 11-year-old cousin opened fire outside their school in Jonesboro, Ark., killing four students and a teacher and injuring 10.

Tuesday

1634 Maryland was founded by English colonists sent by the second Lord Baltimore.

1996 The redesigned $100 bill went into circulation.

Wednesday

1885 The Eastman Dry Plate and Film Co. of Rochester, N.Y., manufactured the first commercial motion picture film.

1997 The bodies of 39 members of the Heaven's Gate techno-religious cult who had committed suicide were found inside a mansion in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.

Thursday

1836 The first Mormon temple was dedicated in Kirtland, Ohio.

1977 A KLM Boeing 747 crashed into a Pan Am 747 on the Canary Island of Tenerife, killing 582 people.

Friday

1797 Nathaniel Briggs of New Hampshire patented a washing machine.

1979 America's worst commercial nuclear accident occurred inside the Unit Two reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pa.


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