March 29

This Day in History

1974

Terracotta Warriors Discovered

On this day in 1974, one of the most significant discoveries in archaeological history was made when Chinese farmers in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, accidentally unearthed what proved to be the first of t … (more...)

1973

United States withdraws from Vietnam

The United States completes the withdrawal of all its combat troops from Vietnam on this day. A decade of American military involvement in Vietnam deeply divided public opinion in the United States … (more...)

1912

Robert Falcon Scott’s Final Diary Entry

This day in 1912 marks the final entry in adventurer Robert Falcon Scott’s diary before he succumbed to the elements during his famous Terra Nova Expedition of the Antarctic. The Terra Nova E … (more...)