As a young man, Cleveland left his native New Jersey to study... B-52 bombers are diverted from their targets in South Vietnam to attack suspected communist base camps and supply areas in Cambodia for the first time in the war.
On this day in 2002, 13-year-old Brittanie Cecil dies, two days after being struck in the head by a puck at a Columbus Blue Jackets ice hockey game. President Nixon approved the mission–formally designated Operation Breakfast–at a meeting of the National Security Council on March 15. Returning to Cambodia after visits to Moscow and Peking, Prince Norodom Sihanouk is ousted as Cambodian chief of state in a bloodless coup by pro-western Lt. Lon Nol, premier and defense minister, and First Deputy Premier Prince Sisowath Sirik Matak, who proclaim the establishment of the Khmer Republic. On this day in 1915, British and French forces launch an ill-fated naval attack on Turkish forces in the Dardanelles, the narrow, strategically vital strait in northwestern Turkey separating Europe from Asia.
The contracts at the Lycée International and the Alexandre Dumas school in Algiers – 1,600 covers/day – were renewed.
Ranked as the third most important economy in the MENA region and a leader in the Maghreb, Algeria is one of a hand full of countries that have achieved 20% poverty reduction in the past two decades.
On this day in 1837, Grover Cleveland, the only president to serve two non-consecutive terms in the office, is born.
Cleveland served as the 22nd president from 1885 to 1889 and as the 24th president from 1893 to 1897.
Seemingly, only deep religious faith and belief in the nation’s populist ideology have prevented complete social disintegration.