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Sunday, March 04, 2018

1665 English King Charles II declares war on The Netherlands.

1681 English Quaker William Penn receives charter from Charles II, making him sole proprietor of colonial American territory Pennsylvania

1801 Thomas Jefferson is the first US President inaugurated in Washington, DC.

1861 Abraham Lincoln is inaugurated as the 16th US President

1882 Britain's first electric trams run in East London.

1890 The longest bridge in Great Britain, the Forth Bridge (railway) (1710 ft) in Scotland is opened by the Prince of Wales, who later became King Edward VII.

1918 First recorded case of Spanish flu at Funston Army Camp, Kanas; start of worldwide pandemic killing 50-100 million.

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