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Maximinus Thrax is proclaimed emperor. He is the first foreigner to hold the Roman throne. (20. March 235)

Emperor Tenmu of Japan assumes the Chrysanthemum throne at the Palace of Kiyomihara in Asuka. (20. March 673)

Michael IV Autoreianos is appointed Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople. (20. March 1206)

The Linköping Bloodbath takes place on Maundy Thursday in Linköping, Sweden. (20. March 1600)

The Dutch East India Company is established. (20. March 1602)

Sir Walter Raleigh is freed from the Tower of London after 13 years of imprisonment. (20. March 1616)

The "Great Fire" of Boston, Massachusetts, destroys 349 buildings. (20. March 1760)

After escaping from Elba, Napoleon enters Paris with a regular army of 140,000 and a volunteer force of around 200,000, beginning his "Hundred Days" rule. (20. March 1815)

Revolutions of 1848 in the German states: King Ludwig I of Bavaria abdicates. (20. March 1848)

Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin is published. (20. March 1852)

The Republican Party of the United States is organized in Ripon, Wisconsin. (20. March 1854)

An earthquake completely destroys Mendoza, Argentina. (20. March 1861)

The Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property is signed. (20. March 1883)

The premiere of the very first Romani language operetta is staged in Moscow, Russia. (20. March 1888)

Sung Chiao-jen, a founder of the Chinese Nationalist Party, is wounded in an assassination attempt and dies 2 days later. (20. March 1913)

Albert Einstein publishes his general theory of relativity. (20. March 1916)

The USS Langley (CV-1) is commissioned as the first United States Navy aircraft carrier. (20. March 1922)

The Arts Club of Chicago hosts the opening of Pablo Picasso's first United States showing, entitled Original Drawings by Pablo Picasso, becoming an early proponent of modern art in the United States. (20. March 1923)

Giuseppe Zangara is executed in Florida's electric chair for fatally shooting Anton Cermak in an assassination attempt against President-Elect Franklin D. Roosevelt. (20. March 1933)

Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler ordered the creation of Dachau Concentration Camp as Chief of Police of Munich and appointed Theodor Eicke as the camp commandant. (20. March 1933)

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