Historical happenings

3/25/1863 ~ 1st US Army Medal of Honor awarded

3/25/1905 Confederate battle flags captured during the American Civil War are returned to South

3/25/1944 ~ RAF Flight Sgt Nicholas Alkemade survives a jump from his Lancaster bomber from 18,000 feet over Germany without a parachute; his fall was broken by pine trees and soft snow, and he suffered only a sprained leg.

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