The Only Things That Happened On This Day in History

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1933 President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered the first of his radio “fireside chats,” telling Americans what was being done to deal with the nation’s economic crisis.

1938 The “Anschluss” took place as German troops entered Austria. Adolf Hitler annexed his homeland the following day.

1947 President Truman established what became known as the Truman Doctrine to help Greece and Turkey resist Communism.

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~ by thehalobender on March 12, 2009.

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