|This month in history
|March 3, 1847
Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, was born in Scotland.
The Currency Act is passed by the English Parliament, banning the issuing of paper money by the New England colonies.
|March 10, 1862
The first issue of U.S. government paper money occurred as $5, $10 and $20 bills began circulation.
|March 15, 1938
The Secret Service unveiled the "Know Your Money" campaign to combat counterfeit currency.
A wave of pet deaths is linked to
ingredients from China tainted with
melamine, a chemical used to make
plastic, sparking nationwide recalls
and raising questions about how goods
from China are regulated and inspected.
The United States trade deficit with China for the month of March alone was $17.2 billion.
suit against YouTube seeking more
than $1 billion in damages for what
it terms “massive intentional copyright
infringement,” adding to the debate
over how television should be incorporated
into the Internet.