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History Calendar: March 01, 2006
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0492
Pope Felix III died.

0492
Gelasius I was elected pope

0705
John VII was elected pope.

0965
Pope Leo VIII died.

1420
Pope Martin V called for crusade against followers of John Hus.

1591
Pope Gregory XIV threatened to excommunicate French king Henri IV.

1692
The Salem Witch Trials in the Massachusetts colony were officially launched with the conviction of Tituba, the West Indian slave of Rev. Samuel Parris.

1922
Yitzhak Rabin was born in Jerusalem while it was still under the British Mandate.

1947
Zionist terrorists launch coordinated attacks against several British installations, killing sixteen people. Thirteen were killed in a single bombing of a British officers' club in Jerusalem.

1954
Terrorists advocating independence for Puerto Rico began firing from the Visitor's Gallery at the House of Representatives in Washington, D.C., wounding five Congressmen.

2003
Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, suspected mastermind of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks in the United States, was arrested in Pakistan.

2003
The Turkish parliament votes to reject a request from the American government to use Turkey as a base from which a northern front in the war on Iraq might be launched. Turkey had been expected to approve the measure and large amounts of military equipment had already been shipped to Turkish ports.

2006
Ash Wednesday: in Western Christendom, this date marks the beginning of Lent, a 40-day period of penitential preparation of Easter.



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