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In March 2004 Ireland banned smoking in the workplace.
In March 1995 Latino popstar Selena was shot dead in a Texas motel.
In March 1963 the British government announced plans to slash the country's rail network
In 1969 John Lennon of the Beatles and his new wife Yoko Ono staged a bed-in for peace
Professor Denny Mitchison was a pioneer in the search for a cure for tuberculosis.
The story of the Black Box flight recorder and the man behind it, David Warren
In March 1962, a ceasefire was agreed in the Algerian war for independence from France
How a student helped East Berliners escape Communism in the boot of a diplomat's car
In March 1969, Golda Meir became Israel's first female prime minister
Thieves bluff their way into a Boston museum, stealing art worth around $500 million
How a play 'The Romans in Britain' caused a scandal in London's National Theatre in 1982
The secret romance between the Greek shipping magnate and JFK's widow in the 1960s
The extraordinary story of the manuscript of the French novel Suite Francaise, now a film
When Serb forces attacked the home of KLA leader Adem Jashari more than 50 people died
Leading Kenyan MP JM Kariuki disappeared in strange circumstances in March 1975
The fashion designer who shocked the world in 1995 with an outrageous collection.
Hitler sent his troops into Czechoslovakia on the morning of 15 March 1939.
Valentin Berezhkov was Stalin's translator during the World War Two
Baby and Child Care by Dr Benjamin Spock became a best-seller after publication in 1946
In 1985 surrogate mother Kim Cotton triggered a national debate and a change in the law
On the 50th anniversary of the film the Sound of Music, we talk to Johannes von Trapp