History Facts from March 13 to March 19.
March 13, 1943 - - - A plot to kill Hitler by German army officers failed as a bomb planted aboard his plane failed to explode due to a faulty detonator.
March 14, 1833 - - - The first female dentist, Lucy Hobbs was born in New York state.  She received her degree in 1866 from the Ohio College of Dental surgery and was a woman's rights advocate.
March 15, 1767 - - - Andrew Jackson, the 7th U.S. President was born in a log cabin in Waxhaw, South Carolina.  As a boy he volunteered to serve in the American Revolution.  Captured by the British, he refused an order to clean an officer's boots and was slashed by his sword.  Jackson later gained fame as a hero during the War of 1812.  In politics, he helped form the new Democratic Party and became the first man from an impoverished background to be elected President, serving from 1829 - 1837. 
March 16, 1968 - - - New York Senator Robert Kennedy announced his intention to run for the Democratic presidential nomination.
March 17, 1776 - - - Early in the American Revolutionary War, the British completed their evacuation of Boston following a successful siege conducted by Patriots.  The event is still commemorated in Boston as Evacuation Day.
March 18, 1974 - - - The five month old Arab oil embargo against the U.S. was lifted.  The embargo was in retaliation for American support of Israel during the Yom Kipper War of 1973 in which Egypt and Syria suffered a crushing defeat.  In the U.S., the resulting embargo had caused long lines at gas stations as prices soared 300 percent amid shortages and a government ban on Sunday gas sales.
March 19, 2003 - - - The United States launched an attack against Iraq to topple dictator Saddam Hussein from power.  The attack commenced with aerial strikes against military sites, followed the next day by an invasion of southern Iraq by U.S. and British ground troops.  The troops made rapid progress northward and conquered the country's capital, Baghdad, just 21 days later, ending the rule of Saddam.