This Day in History: March 29


1867 – Dominion of Canada created. On this day in 1867, with the British North America Act, the British colonies of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Canada were united as the Dominion of Canada, and the province of Canada was separated into Quebec and Ontario.

1974 – Farmers drilling a well near Xi’an, China, found a subterranean chamber that led to the discovery of the terra-cotta army, 8,000 life-size terra-cotta soldiers and horses in the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang.

1973 – American troops evacuated Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) as the United States ended its involvement in the Vietnam War.

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