March 8, 1961 in History


U.S. nuclear submarine Patrick Henry arrives at Scottish naval base of Holy Loch from South Carolina in a record underseas journey of 66 days 22 hours

More Notable Events on March 8:
1994 Defense Department announces smoking ban in workplaces
1979 1st extraterrestrial volcano discovered on Io, a satellite of Jupiter
1952 Ronald Reagan marries Nancy Davis
1934 Edwin Hubble photo shows as many galaxies as Milky Way has stars
1913 Internal Revenue Service begins to levy and collect income taxes
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