History fact – March 18, 2017

Today is Saturday, March 18, the 77th day of 2017. There are 288 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History took place 80 years ago:

On March 18, 1937, in America’s worst school disaster, nearly 300 people, most of them children, were killed in a natural gas explosion at the New London Consolidated School in Rusk County, Texas.

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