29 March 2016

The Step-Down

29 March 1973  


On this date in 1973...

The last United States combat troops left South Vietnam, ending America’s direct military involvement in the Vietnam War.


Other Years:


  • 1865 – There was heavy fighting in Petersburg, Virginia at the Boydton and Quaker Roads.
  • 1918 – Wal-Mart founder and CEO Sam Walton was born in Kingfisher, Oklahoma.


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