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These events ranged from inventions and creations, to politics and even death defying stunt work.

On the 23rd of March in history, we saw some relatively important and entertaining moments. These events ranged from inventions and creations, to politics and even death defying stunt work.

The Monopoly Man and Evil Kneivel.

The Monopoly Man and Evil Kneivel

King George II sparks the tradition of standing during the performance of the Hallalujah Chorus from Handel's oratorio 'Messiah'. (1743)

The developer of the geologic map, William Smith, is born (1769)

Inventors of the airplane, the Wright brothers obtain airplane patent (1903)

The earliest version of the board game 'Monopoly' is developed. (1903)

Today is World Meteorological Day. (1950)

Evel Knievel breaks 93 bones after successfully clearing 35 cars (1972)

International Bill of Rights goes into effect (35 nations ratifying) (1976)

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