March 31 | Facts
Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain expelled Jews who would not accept Christianity.
The Eiffel Tower in Paris officially opened.
The United States took possession of the Virgin Islands.
Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States.
Newfoundland became Canada’s tenth province.
The Dalai Lama, fleeing Chinese repression of an uprising in Tibet, arrived at the Indian border and was granted political asylum.
President Lyndon Johnson announced that he would not run for re-election.
Major League Baseball players agreed to end the sport’s longest strike in history after a judge ordered a preliminary injunction against team owners.
Terry Schiavo died 13 days after her feeding tube was removed.