March 30, 1842: Anesthesia was used for the first time in an operation.
Dec 31, 1969
March 30, 1867: A treaty for the purchase of Alaska from Russia for the sum of $7.2 million, approximately two cents an acre, was submitted to the U.S. Senate.
March 30, 1964: The game show Jeopardy debuted on television.
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