Today in History- 20th March

International Events:
Year Event
1602 The Dutch East India Company was established.
1815 Napoleon Bonaparte beginning his Hundred Days rule.
1916 Albert Einstein publishes his general theory of relativity.
1966 The Jules Rimet football World Cup stolen from an exhibition at Central Hall in Westminster, London.
1990 Namibia becomes an independent nation.
1999 Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones became the first to fly on a hot-air balloon around the world.