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TODAY IN HISTORY - 1 MARCH




• 1815 – Napoleon returns to France from his banishment on Elba, start of the Hundred Days.


• 1893 – Electrical engineer Nikola Tesla gives the first public demonstration of radio in St. Louis, Missouri.


• 1896 – Henri Becquerel discovers Radioactivity.

• 1947 – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) begins financial operations.



• 1954 - US tests Hydrogen Bomb in Bikini

The biggest explosion ever made by man is witnessed in the Pacific when US scientists explode their second H-bomb at Bikini Atoll.
 


• 1998 – Titanic became the first film to gross over $1 billion worldwide.


• March 1 - World Civil Defence Day






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