28 March 2023: This day in history

364: Roman Emperor Valentinian I appoints his brother Flavius Valens co-emperor

1854: Great Britain and France declare war on Russia, expanding the Crimean War

1910: 1st seaplane to take off from water under its own power is piloted by Henri Fabre from the Étang de Berre lagoon at Martigues, France

1939: Spanish Civil War ends, Madrid falls to the Nationalists headed by Francisco Franco

1946: Cold War: The United States State Department releases the Acheson-Lilienthal Report, outlining a plan for the international control of nuclear power.

1979: A partial meltdown at Three Mile Island nuclear plant in the US results in the release of radioactive gas and iodine into the atmosphere but no deaths


Source: Onthisday.com


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