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This Day at Law

Earl Warren born

US Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren was born on March 19, 1891, in Los Angeles, California. He led the Court during a critical period of social change in the 1950s and 1960s and is perhaps best known for his Opinion in Brown v. Board of Education. Learn more about Earl Warren from the Supreme Court Historical Society, and hear him deliver the Landon Lecture at Kansas State University in 1970, shortly after his retirement, on the theme "The Alternative is Chaos."

India and Bangladesh sign friendship treaty

On March 19, 1972, India and Bangladesh signed a Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation, and Peace for twenty-five years. The treaty recognized the independence of Bangladesh by India at the conclusion of Bangladesh's war of independence from Pakistan. The treaty expired in 1997 without renewal.

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