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12:00 AM, March 20, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:06 AM, March 20, 2019


(MARCH 19)

1920: US refused to ratify the Versailles Treaty, and so join the League of Nations, for fear of being drawn into war if another member country was invaded.

1930: Arthur Balfour, British Conservative PM, dies. He is known for the Balfour Declaration he made as foreign secretary in 1917, which promised Jewish people a homeland in Palestine.

1932: Australia's Sydney Harbour Bridge opens.

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