1. 1855: A train passed over the first railway suspension bridge at Niagara Falls, known as the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge or Clifton Suspension Bridge.

2. 1965: The United States landed its first combat troops in South Vietnam, marking a significant escalation of its involvement in the Vietnam War.

3. 1983: President Ronald Reagan referred to the Soviet Union as an “evil empire” in a speech in Orlando, Florida.

4. 2004: A series of simultaneous bombings occurred in Madrid, Spain, killing 191 people and injuring thousands. The attacks were carried out by an Islamist terrorist group.

5. 2017: International Women’s Day was marked by women around the world participating in strikes, protests, and events to advocate for gender equality and women’s rights.