Pancho Villa, Svetlana Alliluyeva, Notorious B.I.G.

On this day: March 9
Pancho Villa leads 1,500 Mexican raiders in an attack against Columbus, New Mexico, killing 17 (1916)

President Franklin D. Roosevelt submits the Emergency Banking Act to Congress (1933)

Joseph Stalin's daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva defects to the U.S. (1967)

President Barack Obama overturns rules limiting federal money being used for human embryonic stem cell research (2009)

b: Vyacheslav Molotov (1890), Mátyás Rákosi (1892), Yuri Gagarin (1934); d: The Notorious B.I.G. (1997)

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