On this day: March 7

POSTED: 10:20 AM PST Mar 04, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Mar 06, 2016 

The board game Monopoly is born, Glamour begins publishing, a civil rights march in Selma, Ala., ends in violence, and Kathryn Bigelow makes Oscar history, all on this day.

OTD March 7 - Rhineland
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1936: In violation of the Treaty of Versailles, German troops march into the Rhineland and other regions along the Rhine River, marking the first time since the end of World War I that German troops had been in the region. This was the first of the aggressive military actions of Nazi Germany that led to the outbreak of World War II.


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