A look at the highlights this day March 29;
2014 – The first same-sex marriages in England and Wales are performed.
1961 – After a 4½ year trial Nelson Mandela is acquitted of treason in Pretoria
1886 – Coca-Cola was created by Dr. John Pemberton, who produced it in his backyard in Atlanta.
Dr. John Stith Pemberton, a local pharmacist, produced the syrup for Coca-Cola, and carried a jug of the new product down the street to Jacobs’ Pharmacy, where it was sampled, pronounced “excellent” and placed on sale for five cents a glass as a soda fountain drink.
1852 – Ohio made it illegal for children under 18 and women to work more than 10 hours a day.
1987 – Lawrence Anini a notorious armed robber in the 80s executed. He was sentenced to death with his lieutenants and police officers who aided them
2006 – Nigeria experiences a solar eclipse.
There you have it, notable events from around the world on this day in history.