Summoned at 05:20am on Tuesday, March 31, 2015

birth:Descartes born, 1596
Rene Descartes born, 1596, mathematician & philosopher
compu:Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corp. founded, Phila, 1946
holid:National Day in Malta
computing:Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corp. founded, Phila (1946)
events:Japan invades Mongolia (1936)
Los Angeles ends streetcar service after nearly 90 years. (1963)
Newfoundland becomes a province (1949)
The Eiffel Tower is officially opened in Paris (1889)
The Marshall Aid Act is passed by Congress (1948)
The first U.S. treaty with Japan (1854)
There are violent riots against the new British Poll Tax in London (1990)
lives:Cesar Chavez, farm labor organizer, is born (1927)
Charlotte Bronte, eldest of the Bronte sisters, author of Jane Eyre, dies (1855)
Edward FitzGerald, writer, "Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam" (1809)
Franz Joseph Haydn, composer, is born in Austria (1732)
John Constable, English Landscape painter, dies (1837)
John Donne, dean of Saint Paul's, poet and author, dies (1631)
John Pierpont (J. P.) Morgan, American banker and financier, dies (1913)
Rene Descartes, mathematician and philosopher, is born (1596)
Robert Bunsen, chemist and inventor of the Bunsen Burner, is born (1811)
Sir Dugald Clerk, inventor of the 2-stroke motorcycle engine. (1854)
sfo:Chinese Embassy arrives aboard the steamship "China". (1868)
Col. John W. Geary arrives as 1st postmaster of San Francisco. (1849)
Ground broken for Union Square Garage. (1941)
space:Luna 10 launched to Moon (1966)
world:National Day (Malta)

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