Today in History for March 8th

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Highlights of this day in history: The first American combat troops arrive in South Vietnam; The Russian Revolution begins; U.S. Commodore Matthew Perry makes his second landing in Japan; Baseball hall-of-famer Joe DiMaggio dies. (March 8)

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Rally marks anniversary of Russian Revolution

Demonstrators march through Moscow to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution. IMAGES

Festival of lights marks Russian Revolution centenary

Russia marks the 100th anniversary of the country’s revolution with a parade and festival of lights in Saint Petersburg.