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ON MARCH 1 ...

Chicago Tribune (Sunday) - - OBITUARIES -

On March 1, 1781, the Con­ti­nen­tal Congress adopted the Ar­ti­cles of Con­fed­er­a­tion.

In 1872 Congress au­tho­rized cre­ation of Yel­low­stone Na­tional Park.

In 1922 Yitzhak Rabin, the

Is­raeli soldier, states­man and politi­cian who won the 1994 No­bel Peace Prize as Is­raeli prime min­is­ter, was born in Jerusalem.

In 1932 20-month-old Charles A. Lind­bergh Jr., the son of Charles and Anne Lind­bergh, was kid­napped from the fam­ily home near

Hopewell, N.J. (Re­mains iden­ti­fied as those of the child were found the fol­low­ing May.)

In 1961 Pres­i­dent John Kennedy es­tab­lished the Peace Corps.

In 1962 the first Kmart store opened, in Gar­den City, Mich.

In 1974 seven aides of Pres­i­dent Richard Nixon were in­dicted by a fed­eral grand jury in the Watergate scan­dal on charges of con­spir­ing to ob­struct jus­tice.

In 1995 So­ma­lia mili­ti­a­men loyal to war­lord Mo­hamed Far­rah Ai­did seized con­trol of the Mogadishu air­port after peace­keep­ers with­drew.

In 2003 sus­pected mas­ter­mind of the Sept. 11, 2001, at­tacks, Khalid Sheikh Mo­hammed, was cap­tured by CIA and Pak­istani agents in Rawalpindi, Pak­istan.

In 2005 Den­nis Rader, ac­cused of lead­ing a dou­ble life as the BTK se­rial killer, was charged in Wi­chita, Kan., with 10 counts of first-de­gree mur­der.

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