Today in history – March 29, 2019

1886 – John Pemberton brews the first batch of Coca-Cola in a backyard in Atlanta.

1951 – Ethel and Julius Rosenberg are convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage.

1961 – The Twenty-third Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified, allowing residents of Washington, D.C. to vote in presidential elections.

1973 – The last U.S. combat soldiers leave South Vietnam.

1999 – The Dow Jones industrial average closed at more than 10,000 for the first time at the height of the dot-com bubble.