Today in history – March 20, 2019

1852 – Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin is published.

1915 – Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity.

1933 – Giuseppe Zangara is executed in Florida for fatally shooting Anton Cermak in an assassination attempt against President-Elect Franklin D. Roosevelt.

2003 – In the early hours of the morning, the United States and three other countries begin military operations in Iraq.