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 March 1 - This Day In History | Shapell
Day In History

Discover the global events and personal stories of March 1

March 1, 1961

The Beginning of the Peace Corps

When President Kennedy famously challenged Americans “Ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country”, thousands of young Americans responded by signing up for the Peace Corps – established just six weeks into his presidency, on March 1, 1961, by executive order.



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