Today in History - March 9
Today in History for March 9:
On this date:
In 1541, Jean-Francois de la Rocque Roberval obtained authorization from France to take criminals to Canada to found a colony.
In 1796, French general Napoleon Bonaparte married Josephine de Beauharnais (nee Tascher de la Pagerie). They divorced in 1809.
The War of 1812 was triggered when the letters of British spy John Henry were read to the U.S. Congress.
In 1822, a patent for artificial teeth was granted to Charles Grah...