Historical Events for March 2011

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9th - Space Shuttle Discovery makes its final landing after 39 flights.
11th - An earthquake measuring 9.0 in magnitude strikes 130 km (80 miles) east of Sendai, Japan, triggering a tsunami killing thousands of people. This event also triggered the second largest nuclear accident in history, and one of only two events to be classified as a Level 7 on the International Nuclear Event Scale.
12th - A reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant melts and explodes and releases radioactivity into the atmosphere a day after Japan's earthquake.
22nd - Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty for misdemeanors of sexual misconduct and is sentenced to six years probation

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