This Day In History: 03/31/1889 - Eiffel Tower Opens

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A recap of all the historical events that occurred on March 31st is given to us by Russell Mitchell in this video clip from This Day In History. The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma premiering on Broadway was one of the events. Others included the announcement made by President Lyndon B Johnson that he would not run for a second term in office. Also, the 232 day strike of Major League Baseball players was ended in an agreement. The Eiffel Tower, which was proposed by Gustave Eiffel to commemorate the French Revolution, was dedicated and opened on this day as well.

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