March 2, 2009 in History


Joao Bernardo Vierira, President of Guinea-Bissau is assassinated during an armed attack on his residence in Bissau

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1991 U.N. votes in favor of U.S. resolutions for cease fire with Iraq
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1972 Pioneer 10 launched for Jupiter flyby
1969 1st test flight of the supersonic Concorde
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