On this day: March 28

POSTED: 04:17 PM PDT Mar 25, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 27, 2016 

Vikings sack Paris, the Hollywood Walk of Fame gets its first star, President Eisenhower dies, and Three Mile Island melts down, all on this day.

OTD March 28 - Battle of Glorieta Pass
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1862: In the Civil War Battle of Glorieta Pass, Union forces stop the Confederate invasion of New Mexico Territory. The Confederate forces were forced to retreat back to Santa Fe due to the destruction of their supplies and eventually had to abandon hopes of controlling the territory.


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