FDR Legalizes It, Khatyn Exterminated, Ahmed Yassin Dead

On this day: March 22
President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs into law a bill legalizing the sale of beer and wine (1933)

Washington's Grand Coulee Dam begins to generate electricity (1941)

The entire population of Khatyn in Belarus is burnt alive by German occupation forces (1943)

b: Tom McCall (1913), Roy Lee Williams (1915), Derek Bok (1930), Wolf Blitzer (1948); d: A.K. Gopalan (1977), Ahmed Yassin (2004)

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