S&P 500: 500.71 (vs. 2746.56 in 03/2020)
10-year U.S. Government Bond Yield: 7.20% (vs. 0.56% in 03/2020)
Gold: $392.00 (vs. $1676.60 in 03/2020)
Oil: $19.175 (vs. $30.59 in 03/2020)
GBP/USD: 1.6215 (vs. 1.3047 in 03/2020)
US GDP: $7,455 billion (vs. $21,734 billion in 12/2019)
US Population: 266 million (vs. 329 million in 2019)
03/01/1995: Yahoo! is incorporated.
03/02/1995: Researchers at Fermilab announce the discovery of the top quark.
03/11/1995: Mines and Energy Minister Ernest Kabushemeye was eaten by cannibals in Bujumbura, Burundi.
03/13/1995: Taliban, tortured and killed Abdul Ali Mazari leader of the Hazara people. The Abacha administration arrested Obasanjo for allegedly supporting a secret coup plot in Nigeria.
03/16/1995: Orange County seeks extensions on the maturities of $1.2 billion in notes, a move that may amount to a default.
03/20/1995: Asarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway kills 13 and wounds 1,300 persons.
03/25/1995: WikiWikiWeb, the world's first wiki, and part of the Portland Pattern Repository, is made public by Ward Cunningham.
03/31/1995: Baseball strike ends after 232 days.
50 years ago: March 1970
S&P 500: 89.63 (vs. 2746.56 in 03/2020)
10-year U.S. Government Bond Yield: 7.08% (vs. 0.56% in 03/2020)
Gold: $35.30 (vs. $1676.60 in 03/2020)
Oil: $3.21 (vs. $30.59 in 03/2020)
GBP/USD: 2.4064 (vs. 1.3047 in 03/2020)
US GDP: $1,036 billion (vs. $21,734 billion in 12/2019)
US Population: 209 million (vs. 329 million in 2019)
03/02/1970: Rhodesia declares itself a republic, breaking its last links with the British crown.
03/04/1970: French submarine Eurydice explodes underwater, resulting in the loss of the entire 57-man crew.
03/05/1970: The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty goes into effect after ratification by 43 nations.
03/17/1970: My Lai Massacre: The United States Army charges 14 officers with suppressing information related to the incident.
03/18/1970: The U.S. postal strike of 1970 begins, one of the largest wildcat strikes in U.S. history. General Lon Nol overthrew Sihanouk and established a republic. Start of the Cambodian Civil War and the US Cambodian Campaign.
03/21/1970: The first Earth Day proclamation is issued by Mayor of San Francisco Joseph Alioto.
03/23/1970: Nixon called in troops for P.O. strike--first time ever against a civil service.
03/28/1970: Gediz earthquake: A 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes western Turkey at about 23:05 local time, killed 1,086 and injured 1,260.
100 years ago: March 1920-+
S&P 500: 8.918 (vs. 2746.56 in 03/2020)
10-year U.S. Government Bond Yield: 5.09% (vs. 0.56% in 03/2020)
Gold: $20.67 (vs. $1676.60 in 03/2020)
Oil: $6.10 (vs. $30.59 in 03/2020)
GBP/USD: 3.87 (vs. 1.3047 in 03/2020)
US GDP: $84 billion (vs. $21,734 billion in 12/2019)
US Population: 106.46 million (vs. 329 million in 2019)
03/01/1920: BestFoods Inc. (formerly Corn Products Refining and CPC International) added to the Dow Jones Industrial Average
03/08/1920: The Arab Kingdom of Syria, the first modern Arab state to come into existence, is established.
03/14/1920: Communists seize demilitarized Ruhr; Dortmund, Remschied, Hagen, Mlheim, Dsseldorf; 300 people killed (mostly policemen).
03/19/1920: The United States Senate rejects the Treaty of Versailles for the second time (the first time was on November 19, 1919).
03/22/1920: Azeri and Turkish army soldiers with participation of Kurdish gangs attacked the Armenian inhabitants of Shushi (Nagorno Karabakh).
03/27/1920: Hermann Muller (Social Democrats) became Chancellor of Germany
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