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March 14, 2019

The History Channel

* On March 21, 1952, the first rock and roll concert in history is held in Cleveland, hosted by legendary disk jockey Alan Freed. Police were overwhelmed when an estimated 20,000-25,000 fans swarmed the Moondog Coronation Ball, held in an arena with a capacity of only 10,000.

* On March 24, 1965, the first “teach-in” is conducted at the University of Michigan as 200 faculty members hold special anti-war seminars. This form of protest spread to many colleges and universities.

* On March 22, 1983, the Pentagon awards a contract worth more than $1 billion to AM General...

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