This day in history March 12, 2019
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Started by metmike - March 12, 2019, 1:23 p.m.

Pick one for us or just read about history.

Don't worry carl, I always leave you some good ones.

2003 – WHO officially release global warning on pandemic SARS disease.

Severe acute respiratory syndrome

By carlberky - March 12, 2019, 5:50 p.m.
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1993 – North Korea nuclear weapons program: North Korea says that it plans to withdraw from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons and refuses to allow inspectors access to its nuclear sites.

It's OK. President Trump says that NK has seen the error of their ways. (Sarcasm is hostility disguised as humor.) 

By metmike - March 12, 2019, 10:27 p.m.
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1894Coca-Cola is bottled and sold for the first time in Vicksburg, Mississippi, by local soda fountain operator Joseph A. Biedenharn.


Confederate Colonel John Pemberton, who was wounded in the American Civil War and became addicted to morphine, began a quest to find a substitute for the problematic drug.[6] In 1885 at Pemberton's Eagle Drug and Chemical House, a drugstore in Columbus, Georgia, he registered Pemberton's French Wine Coca nerve tonic.[7][8][9][10] Pemberton's tonic may have been inspired by the formidable success of Vin Mariani, a French-Corsican coca wine,[11] but his recipe additionally included the African kola nut, the bever

By metmike - March 12, 2019, 10:38 p.m.
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2009 – Financier Bernard Madoff pleads guilty in New York to scamming $18 billion, the largest in Wall Street's history.

Bernie Madoff