Monday, March 19, 2007

On March 19, ...

... 2003 (U.S. time), a U.S.-led coalition began Operation Iraqi Freedom, setting off a conflict that to this day has resulted in ouster of Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, hanged in 2006, and tens of thousands of Iraqi, American, and other coalition servicemember casualties.
... 1920, the U.S. Senate failed to muster the 2/3 majority necessary to approve the Treaty of Versailles that ended World War I and authorized the League of Nations, an international organization aimed at peaceful settlement of interstate disputes.

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