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    What happened on March 7

    • March 7, 0161 "Death - Antoninus Pius [Titus Aurelius], emperor of Rome (138-61), dies at 74"

    • March 7, 0161 "Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius dies and is succeeded by co-Emperors Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, an unprecedented political arrangement in the Roman Empire."

    • March 7, 0321 Roman Emperor Constantine I decrees that the dies Solis Invicti (sun-day) is the day of rest in the Empire.

    • March 7, 0322 Death - -BC- Aristotle dies

    • March 7, 1040 "Death - Harold I King of England (1035-40), dies"

    • March 7, 1111 "Death - Bohemund I of Tarente French ruler of Antioch, dies"

    • March 7, 1274 Death - St Thomas Aquinas Italian thelogian dies at 48

    • March 7, 1277 "Condemnation of 219 philosophical and theological theses by Stephen Tempier, Bishop of Paris."

    • March 7, 1305 "Death - Gwijde van Dampierre count of Flanders/count of Namur, dies at 78"

    • March 7, 1543 Birthday - Johan Casimir count of Rhine (occupied Gent)

    • March 7, 1560 "Christian fleet under Gian Andrea lands at Djerba, N Africa"

    • March 7, 1573 Turkey & Venice signs peace treaty

    • March 7, 1574 Birthday - John Wilbye composer

    • March 7, 1602 "Birthday - Kano Tanju Japanese painter (palaces, portraits)"

    • March 7, 1621 Birthday - Georg Neumark composer

    • March 7, 1621 "John Pieterszoon Coen's troops land on Lontor, East Indies"

    • March 7, 1633 Prince Frederik Henry appoints himself viceroy of Limburg

    • March 7, 1644 Massachusetts establishes first 2-chamber legislature in colonies

    • March 7, 1657 King Louis XIV 1638-1715 prohibits sale of liquor to Indians in New France

    • March 7, 1659 Birthday - Henry Purcell English organist/composer (Dido & Aeneas)

    • March 7, 1663 Birthday - Tomaso Antonio Vitali composer

    • March 7, 1682 Birthday - Johan W van Ripperda Dutch diplomat/baron/duke

    • March 7, 1693 "Birthday - Clement XIII [Carlo Rezzonico], Pope (1758-69)"

    • March 7, 1696 English King Willem III departs Netherlands

    • March 7, 1707 Birthday - Stephen Hopkins (Governor-RI) signed Declaration of Independence

    • March 7, 1715 Birthday - Ewald Christian von Kleist German lyric poet (Der Frhling)

    • March 7, 1719 "Death - Steven J Vennekool Amsterdam's master builder, buried"

    • March 7, 1719 Michel-Philippe Isabeau starts to build Louisbourg on Cape Breton Island. The fortress takes 25 years to build.

    • March 7, 1724 "Death - Innocent XIII [Michelangiolo dei Conti], Pope (1721-24), dies at 68"

    • March 7, 1731 Birthday - Jean-Louis Laruette composer

    • March 7, 1737 "Death - Guido Starhemberg Austrian earl/fieldmarshal, dies at 79"

    • March 7, 1750 "Death - Cornelis Troost Dutch painter (Beslikte Zwaentje), dies at 52"

    • March 7, 1761 "Death - Antonio Palella composer, dies at 68"

    • March 7, 1762 Birthday - Sebastiaan C Nederburgh director-general (East Indies Company)

    • March 7, 1765 Birthday - Joseph N Nipce French inventor (photography)

    • March 7, 1769 Birthday - Josef Alois Ladurner composer

    • March 7, 1773 Birthday - Tommaso Marchesi composer

    • March 7, 1774 British close port of Boston to all commerce

    • March 7, 1778 "Captain James Cook sights Oregon coast, at Yaquina Bay"

    • March 7, 1785 "Birthday - Alessandro Manzoni Italy, poet/novelist (Betrothed)"

    • March 7, 1786 "Death - Frantisek Benda composer, dies at 76"

    • March 7, 1792 "Birthday - John Herschel Slough England, William Herschel's son, astronomer"

    • March 7, 1797 Birthday - Karl Schwencke composer

    • March 7, 1798 The French army enters Rome: the birth of the Roman Republic.

    • March 7, 1799 "Birthday - Frantisek L Celakovsky Czechoslovakian poet (national anthem, folk song)"

    • March 7, 1799 "Napoleon I of France captures Jaffa in Palestine and his troops proceed to kill more than 2,000 Albanian captives."

    • March 7, 1799 The Royal Institution is founded.

    • March 7, 1801 Massachusetts enacts first state voter registration law

    • March 7, 1802 "Death - Johann Georg Witthauer composer, dies at 50"

    • March 7, 1804 "Death - John Wedgwood founder (Royal Horticulture Society), dies"

    • March 7, 1807 Birthday - Franz Grave von Pocci German poet/composer (Der Alchemist)

    • March 7, 1808 Portugal's regent Dom Juan IV arrives in Rio De Janeiro

    • March 7, 1809 "Death - Johann Georg Albrechtsberger Austrian composer, dies at 73"

    • March 7, 1810 "Death - Albertus H Wiese Governor-General of Netherland Indies, dies at about 48"

    • March 7, 1811 Birthday - Christian Heinrich Hohmann composer

    • March 7, 1813 Birthday - Judocus Smits Dutch Catholic newspaper pioneer/founder (The Time)

    • March 7, 1814 Napoleon I of France wins the Battle of Craonne.

    • March 7, 1815 "Napoleon I of France meets troops of the Fifth Regiment sent by Louis XVIII at Grenoble, and convinces them to join him on his march to Paris."

    • March 7, 1820 Birthday - Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffman composer

    • March 7, 1822 Birthday - Victor Masse composer

    • March 7, 1827 "Birthday - Henry DeLamar Clayton Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1889"

    • March 7, 1827 "Brazil marines sail up the Rio Negro (Argentina) and attack the temporary naval base of Carmen de Patagones, Argentina. They are defeated by the local citizens."

    • March 7, 1827 "Shrigley Abduction: Ellen Turner, a wealthy heiress in Cheshire, England is abducted by Edward Gibbon Wakefield, a future politician in colonial New Zealand."

    • March 7, 1831 "Birthday - John Bratton [Old Reliable], US physician/Confederate Brigadier General"

    • March 7, 1832 "Birthday - Orlando Metcalfe Poe Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1895"

    • March 7, 1833 "Death - Rahel Varnhagen von Ense-Levin German author, dies at 61"

    • March 7, 1835 HMS Beagle returns from Concepción to Valparaiso

    • March 7, 1837 "Birthday - Henry Draper Virginia, astro-spectro-photographer (Moon, Jupiter)"

    • March 7, 1841 "Birthday - Olegario Vctor Andrade Argentina, poet (El nido de cndores)"

    • March 7, 1842 Birthday - Anne van Diest Belgian physician/feminist

    • March 7, 1842 "Death - Christian Theodor Weinlig composer, dies at 61"

    • March 7, 1844 "Birthday - Anthony Comstock New Canaan CT, anti-vice crusader/philatelist"

    • March 7, 1847 US General Scott occupies Vera Cruz Mexico

    • March 7, 1848 "In Hawaii, Great Mahele (division of lands) signed"

    • March 7, 1848 The Great mahele (land division) is signed in Hawaii.

    • March 7, 1849 "Birthday - Luther Burbank Lancaster MA, horticulturist"

    • March 7, 1850 "Birthday - Toms G Masaryk Czechoslovakia, Father/President of Czechoslovakia (1918-35)"

    • March 7, 1850 Daniel Webster endorses Compromise of 1850

    • March 7, 1850 "United States Senator Daniel Webster gives his ""Seventh of March"" speech in which he endorses the Compromise of 1850 in order to prevent a possible civil war."

    • March 7, 1851 Poll tax levied on Russo-Polish Jews entering Austrian Galicia ends

    • March 7, 1852 Dutch telegraph traffic regulated by law

    • March 7, 1854 Charles Miller received a patent for the sewing machine that stitches buttonholes!

    • March 7, 1856 "Birthday - Matilde Serao [Tuffolina], Italian writer (Land of Cockayne)"

    • March 7, 1857 "Birthday - Julius Wagner von Jauregg Austria, psychiatrist (Nobel 1927)"

    • March 7, 1858 Birthday - Nikolai Artzibushev composer

    • March 7, 1862 "Battle of Elkhorn Tavern, Day 2, Generals McCulloch & McIntosh killed"

    • March 7, 1862 "Death - Ben McCulloch US Confederate Brigadier-General (KIA), dies at 50"

    • March 7, 1862 "Death - John Baillie McIntosh US General-Major (Union Army), dies at 32"

    • March 7, 1862 "Death - William Slack US Confederate Brigadier-General, dies in battle"

    • March 7, 1865 Battles round Kinston NC

    • March 7, 1866 Birthday - Paul Ernst writer

    • March 7, 1866 "Canada puts 10,000 militia on alert after Fenians hold meeting in New York and threaten invasion; as precaution against anticipated attacks on St. Patrick's Day."

    • March 7, 1869 Birthday - Ernst J Cohen Dutch chemist

    • March 7, 1870 Wyoming women allowed on juries; the right later was taken away.

    • March 7, 1872 -8º F in Boston MA

    • March 7, 1872 "Birthday - Piet Mondrian Holland, abstract painter (Broadway Boogie Woogie)"

    • March 7, 1872 Birthday - Vasily Andreyevich Zolotaryov composer

    • March 7, 1875 "Birthday - Maurice Joseph Ravel Cibourne France, composer (Bolro)"

    • March 7, 1876 Battle at Gura: Ethiopian emperor Yohannes beats Egyptians

    • March 7, 1883 Birthday - Carl Deis composer

    • March 7, 1886 "Birthday - Raymond Largay Wisconsin, actor (April in Paris, Variety Girl)"

    • March 7, 1887 Birthday - Heino Eller composer

    • March 7, 1888 Birthday - Alidius van Starkenborch Stachouwer Governor of Netherland Indies (1936-45)

    • March 7, 1891 "Birthday - Marcel Barger [Meyer Streliskie], cabaret performer (I keep Susy)"

    • March 7, 1895 Birthday - Juan Jose Castro composer

    • March 7, 1896 Birthday - Erwin Bodky composer

    • March 7, 1898 Birthday - Jan Bata Czechoslovakian shoe manufacturer

    • March 7, 1900 "Battle at Poplar Grove South Africa, President Kruger flees"

    • March 7, 1900 Birthday - [Albert] Carel Willink Dutch painter (magic realism)

    • March 7, 1900 Birthday - Giuseppe Capogrossi Italian painter

    • March 7, 1900 "Poplar Grove, South Africa Canadians engage Boers in artillery fight at Poplar Grove"

    • March 7, 1902 "Birthday - Heinz [Heinrich William] Ruehmann Essen Germany, actor/director (Der Hauptmann von Kpenick)"

    • March 7, 1902 Boers beat British troop in Tweebosch Transvaal

    • March 7, 1904 "Birthday - Ivar Ballangrud Norway, Olympics speed skater (4 gold, 2 silver)"

    • March 7, 1904 Birthday - Reinhard Heydrich German Governor (Bohemen/Moravia (Lidice))

    • March 7, 1904 "Birthday - Virginia Downing actress (Gig, Butterfield 8)"

    • March 7, 1904 Birthday - Willy Forst Austria actor/director (Vienna Blood)

    • March 7, 1905 Birthday - Vera Fjodorova Panova Russian author (Sputniki)

    • March 7, 1906 Birthday - Alejandro Garcia Caturla composer

    • March 7, 1906 Birthday - Hans Lachman composer

    • March 7, 1906 "Finnish Senate accepts universal suffrage, except for poor"

    • March 7, 1907 Birthday - Juan Francisco Giacobbe composer

    • March 7, 1907 Birthday - Mircea Eliade religious historian (Le Yoga)

    • March 7, 1907 "Death - Victor Alphonse Duvernoy composer, dies at 64"

    • March 7, 1908 "Birthday - Anna Magnani Rome Italy, actress (Rose Tattoo, Miracle)"

    • March 7, 1908 Birthday - Joop [Joseph] van Santen Dutch 1st chamber member (CPN)

    • March 7, 1908 Birthday - Tomas de Manzarraga composer

    • March 7, 1908 "Cincinnati Mayor Mark Breith stood before city council & announced that, ""women are not physically fit to operate automobiles"""

    • March 7, 1909 Birthday - Greta Schoon writer

    • March 7, 1909 Birthday - Leo Malet writer

    • March 7, 1911 Birthday - Stefan Kisielewski composer

    • March 7, 1911 "Death - Antonio Fogazzarro Italian writer/poet (Il Santo, Leila), dies at 68"

    • March 7, 1911 Revolution in Mexico.

    • March 7, 1911 "US sent 20,000 troops to Mexican border"

    • March 7, 1911 "Willis Farnworth of Petaluma, CA patented the coin-operated locker."

    • March 7, 1912 Roald Amundsen announces discovery of the South Pole

    • March 7, 1912 "Roald Amundsen first announces to the world that his expedition has reached the South Pole, though they had arrived on December 14, 1911."

    • March 7, 1914 "Birthday - Morton DaCosta Philadelphia PA, director (Island of Love, Music Man)"

    • March 7, 1914 Prince Wilhelm von Wied becomes King of Albania

    • March 7, 1914 Prince William of Wied arrives in Albania to begin his reign.

    • March 7, 1915 Birthday - Jacques Chaban-Delmas French politician

    • March 7, 1917 "Birthday - Davis Roberts Mobile AL, actor (Mr Johnson-Boone)"

    • March 7, 1917 Birthday - Janet Collins ballerina

    • March 7, 1917 Birthday - Robert Erickson composer

    • March 7, 1918 Birthday - June Wayne artist/lithographer/teacher

    • March 7, 1918 President Wilson authorizes US Army's Distinguished Service Medal

    • March 7, 1918 World War I: Finland forms an alliance with Germany.

    • March 7, 1919 Birthday - Jocelyn Olaf Hambro financier

    • March 7, 1919 Birthday - Mochtar Lubis Indonesian writer (Twilight in Djakarta)

    • March 7, 1919 The Minister of Railways is appointed as receiver for the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway.

    • March 7, 1920 Birthday - Willie Watson cricketer (England batsman & soccer international)

    • March 7, 1921 Red Army under Trotsky attack sailors of Kronstadt

    • March 7, 1924 Birthday - Eduardo Paolozzi British sculptor (Hydra)

    • March 7, 1924 "Birthday - Kobo Abe Tokyo Japan, playwright (Woman, the Dunes)"

    • March 7, 1924 "Death - Pat Moran manager (Cincinnati Reds), dies of Bright's Disease"

    • March 7, 1925 American Negro Congress organizes

    • March 7, 1926 "Death - Jindrich Z Albestu Kaan composer, dies at 73"

    • March 7, 1927 "Earthquake measuring 8 on Richter scale strikes Tango, Japan"

    • March 7, 1927 "In Tango, Japan a 7.9 earthquake resulted in 3,020 deaths. One of the world's deadliest earthquakes."

    • March 7, 1930 "Birthday - Anthony Armstrong-Jones [Earl of Snowdon] London England, photographer"

    • March 7, 1930 "Birthday - James Broderick Charleston NH, actor (Brenner-Brenner, Doug-Family)"

    • March 7, 1931 Birthday - C W Stubblefield music promoter

    • March 7, 1931 "Birthday - Cornelis T ""Cor"" van de Molen director Social Businesses of Press"

    • March 7, 1931 "Birthday - Donald Barthelme US, writer (Snow White)"

    • March 7, 1931 "Death - Akseli V Gallen-Kallela Finnish painter/illustrator, dies at 65"

    • March 7, 1931 "Death - Theo van Doesburg [Christian Kupper], painter/architect, dies at 47"

    • March 7, 1932 "Death - Aristide Briand 11 x premier of France (Nobel 1926), dies at 69"

    • March 7, 1932 "Riots at Ford-factory Dearborn MI, kills 4"

    • March 7, 1934 "Birthday - King Curtis [Curtis Ousley], rocker"

    • March 7, 1934 Birthday - Nari Contractor cricketer (Indian batsman & captain)

    • March 7, 1934 Birthday - Willard Scott weather forecaster (Today Show)

    • March 7, 1935 Saar incorporated into Germany

    • March 7, 1936 "Birthday - Georges Perec French writer (Seire Noire, Retour a la bien-aimee)"

    • March 7, 1936 "Germans march into the Rhineland, previously demilitarized by the Versailles Treaty."

    • March 7, 1936 "Hitler breaks Treaty of Versailles, sends troops to Rhineland nobody complains"

    • March 7, 1936 "World War II: In violation of the Locarno Pact and the Treaty of Versailles, Germany reoccupies the Rhineland."

    • March 7, 1937 "Birthday - Anne Kristen actress (Truth or Dare, Rachel-Dr Finlay, Sunset Song)"

    • March 7, 1937 "Birthday - Don Bonker (Representative-Democrat-WA, 1975- )"

    • March 7, 1937 "Bucharin, Jagoda & Rykov pushed out of CPSU in USSR"

    • March 7, 1938 "Birthday - Homero Blancas Houston TX, PGA golfer (1972 Phoenix Open)"

    • March 7, 1938 "Birthday - Janet Guthrie race car driver, 1st woman to race in Indy 500"

    • March 7, 1939 "Birthday - Marion Marlowe St Louis MO, singer (Arthur Godfrey & Friends)"

    • March 7, 1939 "Death - Amadeo Roldan composer, dies at 38"

    • March 7, 1939 Glamour magazine begins publishing

    • March 7, 1939 "Guy Lombardo & Royal Canadians first record ""Auld Lang Syne"""

    • March 7, 1939 "Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians record their signature tune, Auld Lang Syne, for Decca Records; Lombardo born in London, Ontario."

    • March 7, 1940 "Birthday - Daniel J Travanti Kenosha WI, actor (Frank Furillo-Hill St Blues)"

    • March 7, 1940 Birthday - Harald Gerlach writer

    • March 7, 1940 Birthday - Rudi [Rudolf] Dutschke German student leader (Glasnost Berlin)

    • March 7, 1940 "Birthday - Viktor Petrovich Savinykh USSR, cosmonaut (Soyuz T-4, T-13, TM-5)"

    • March 7, 1941 "3rd largest snowfall in New York NY history (18.1"")"

    • March 7, 1941 "50,000 British soldiers land in Greece but do not stay long"

    • March 7, 1941 British troops invade Abyssinia (Ethiopia)

    • March 7, 1941 "Death - Arnold Schering German musicologist, dies at 63"

    • March 7, 1941 "Death - Gnther Prien German commandant (U-47), dies in battle"

    • March 7, 1942 15 Mk-VB Spitfires reach Malta

    • March 7, 1942 Birthday - Al[bert] Tanara WLAF defensive coach (Amsterdam Admirals)

    • March 7, 1942 "Birthday - Michael Eisner Mount Kisko NY, CEO (Walt Disney)"

    • March 7, 1942 "Birthday - Paul Preuss US, sci-fi author (Medusa Encounter, Starfire)"

    • March 7, 1942 Birthday - Tammy Faye Bakker gospel singer/wife of Jim Bakker (PTL)

    • March 7, 1942 "Birthday - Tommy F Robinson (Representative-Democrat-AR, 1985- )"

    • March 7, 1942 Birthday - U N Kulkarni cricketer (Indian pace bowler in four Tests 1967-68)

    • March 7, 1942 The first cadets graduated from flying school at Tuskegee

    • March 7, 1943 Birthday - Carole Peel Australian softball assistant coach (Olympics-bronze-96)

    • March 7, 1943 Birthday - Chris White rock bassist (Zombies-Never Even Thought)

    • March 7, 1943 Birthday - Leon Frank Sylvers rocker

    • March 7, 1943 General-Major Patton arrives in Djebel Kouif Tunisia

    • March 7, 1944 Birthday - Elton Gallegly (Representative-Republican-CA)

    • March 7, 1944 Birthday - Jrgen Theobaldy writer

    • March 7, 1944 Birthday - Townes Van Zandt musician

    • March 7, 1944 Japans begins offensive in Burma

    • March 7, 1945 Birthday - Arthur Lee rocker (Vindicator)

    • March 7, 1945 "Birthday - John Heard Washington DC, actor (Cat People, Cutter's Way, CHUD)"

    • March 7, 1945 Cologne taken by allied armies

    • March 7, 1945 "Death - Adolf Bartels German writer/racist, dies at 82"

    • March 7, 1945 "The Commanding Officer, CGAS Floyd Bennett Field reported that a dunking sonar suspended from an XHOS-1 helicopter had been tested successfully."

    • March 7, 1945 "The tandem rotor XHRP-X transport helicopter, built under Navy contract by P-V Engineering Forum made its first flight at the contractor's plant at Sharon Hill"

    • March 7, 1945 "US 9th Armoured Division attacks Remagen Germany, crosses Rhine"

    • March 7, 1945 Yugoslavia government of Tito forms

    • March 7, 1946 "Birthday - Matthew Fisher London, rock keyboardist (Procol Harum)"

    • March 7, 1946 "Birthday - Peter Wolf rock singer (J Giels Band-Centerfold, Freeze Frame)"

    • March 7, 1947 "Birthday - Donna Loren Boston MA, singer/actress (Beach Blanket Bingo)"

    • March 7, 1947 "Birthday - Lewis J Stadlen Brooklyn NY, actor (John-Benson, Savages, Windy City)"

    • March 7, 1947 "Birthday - Richard Lawson Loma Linda CA, actor (Eddie-The O'Neills)"

    • March 7, 1947 Birthday - Robert O'Neill Crossman politician

    • March 7, 1947 The Kuomintang and Communist Party of China resume full-fledged Civil War.

    • March 7, 1948 "The Dodecanese islands officially become part of Greece again, ending the Italian rule."

    • March 7, 1950 Birthday - Franco Harris NFL fullback (Pittsburgh Steelers)

    • March 7, 1950 "Birthday - Mark Pinter Decorah IA, actor (Karl-Behind the Screen, Another World)"

    • March 7, 1950 Cold War: The Soviet Union issues a statement denying that Klaus Fuchs served as a Soviet spy.

    • March 7, 1951 "Birthday - Linda Gibboney actress (Search for Tomorrow, Jessica-Generations)"

    • March 7, 1951 "Death - Ali Razmara Shah of Iran (1950-51), assassinated"

    • March 7, 1951 "Death - Ivor Novello British writer (Keep the Home Fires Burning), dies at 58"

    • March 7, 1951 "Death - Shah Ali Razmara of Iran, assassinated"

    • March 7, 1951 Ezzard Charles wins 15-round heavyweight decision against Jersey Joe Walcott

    • March 7, 1951 "Korean War: Operation Ripper - In Korea, United Nations troops led by General Matthew Ridgeway begin an assault against Chinese forces."

    • March 7, 1952 "Birthday - Ernie Isley US vocalist/guitarist (It's Your Thing, Heat is On)"

    • March 7, 1952 Birthday - Lynn Swann NFL receiver (Pittsburgh Steelers)/sportscaster

    • March 7, 1952 Birthday - Vivian Richards West Indian master blaster

    • March 7, 1953 Birthday - Jules Shear rock musician

    • March 7, 1953 "Birthday - Kathleen Sullivan Pasadena CA, newscaster (E!)"

    • March 7, 1953 Jackie McGlew scores 255 vs New Zealand at Wellington

    • March 7, 1954 Birthday - Matt Frenette rock drummer (Loverboy)

    • March 7, 1954 "Russia defeated Canada 7-2 to capture the world ice-hockey title in Stockholm, Sweden."

    • March 7, 1954 Russia wins title in their first international ice hockey competition

    • March 7, 1955 "7th Emmy Awards: Make Room for Daddy, Danny Thomas & Loretta Young"

    • March 7, 1955 "Death - Tom Dugan actor (Pick a Star), dies at 66"

    • March 7, 1955 "Mary Martin as ""Peter Pan"" televised"

    • March 7, 1958 "Birthday - Rik Mayall comedian (Drop Dead Fred, Bottom, Little Noises)"

    • March 7, 1958 "Commissioning of USS Grayback, first submarine built from keel up with guided missile capability, to fire Regulus II missile."

    • March 7, 1959 "Birthday - Thomas Edward Lehman Austin MN, PGA golfer (1994 Memorial Tournament)"

    • March 7, 1959 "Death - Arthur C Pigou English economist (Economics of Welfare), dies"

    • March 7, 1959 "Death - Hinsdale Smith developer of roll-down auto windows, dies at 88"

    • March 7, 1959 Melvin C. Garlow became the first pilot to fly over a million miles in jet airplanes.

    • March 7, 1959 The first aviator to fly a million miles (1.61 Mkm) in a jet (MC Garlow)

    • March 7, 1959 "West Indies all out 76 vs Pakistan at Dacca, Fazal Mahmood 6-34"

    • March 7, 1960 "Birthday - Ivan Lendl Czechoslovakia, tennis pro (US Open 1985-87)"

    • March 7, 1960 "Birthday - Joe Carter Oklahoma City OK, outfielder (Toronto Blue Jays)"

    • March 7, 1960 Dutch Builders strike for CLA

    • March 7, 1960 "USS Kearsarge (CVS-33) rescues 4 Russian soldiers from their landing craft 1,000 miles from Midway Island, which was drifting several weeks after their engine failed off Kamchatka Peninsula."

    • March 7, 1961 "Birthday - Mary Beth Evans Pasadena CA, actress (Katherine-General Hospital, Kayla-Days of our Lives)"

    • March 7, 1961 "Death - Englebert van Anderlecht Belgian painter, dies at 42"

    • March 7, 1961 "Death - Max Hymans WWII resistance fighter/Head of Air France, dies at 60"

    • March 7, 1962 Beatles made their broadcasting debut on BBC radio

    • March 7, 1962 "Birthday - Taylor Dayne [Leslie Wunderman], Long Island NY, vocalist (I'll Always Love You)"

    • March 7, 1962 "Launch of OSO 1, first astronomy satellite (solar flare data)"

    • March 7, 1963 "Birthday - Mike Eagles Sussex, NHL center (Washington Capitals)"

    • March 7, 1963 Birthday - Mohammad Ishaq cricketer (UAE batsman 1996 World Cup)

    • March 7, 1963 In Quebec FLQ starts campaign of violence by hurling Molotov cocktails at three Canadian Army armories.

    • March 7, 1964 "Birthday - Amy Baltus Bloomington IN, WPVA volleyballer (Nationals-13th-1992)"

    • March 7, 1964 Birthday - Jeff Criswell NFL tackle (Kansas City Chiefs)

    • March 7, 1964 "Death - Franz Alexander Hungarian/US psycho analyst, dies at 73"

    • March 7, 1965 Alabama state troopers & 600 black protestors clash in Selma

    • March 7, 1965 Birthday - [Willie] Flipper Anderson NFL wide receiver (Indianapolis Colts)

    • March 7, 1965 "Birthday - Cameron Daddo Melbourne Australia, actor (Brian Petersen-Models Inc)"

    • March 7, 1965 "Birthday - Jesper Bo Parnevik Stockholm Sweden, PGA golfer (1995 Nestle-5th)"

    • March 7, 1965 "Birthday - Steve Beuerlein NFL quarterback (Jacksonville Jaguars, Car Panthers)"

    • March 7, 1965 Bruce Taylor takes 5-86 in debut innings for New Zealand after ton

    • March 7, 1965 Christian-democrats win parliament in Chile

    • March 7, 1965 "In Selma, Alabama, State troopers and local law enforcement forcefully break up a group of 600 civil rights marchers. The event was televised and was dubbed Bloody Sunday."

    • March 7, 1966 Birthday - Jeff Feagles NFL punter (Arizona Cardinals)

    • March 7, 1966 "Birthday - Mel Rojas Haina Dominican Republic, pitcher (Montral Expos)"

    • March 7, 1966 "Birthday - Terry Carkner Smiths Falls, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)"

    • March 7, 1966 Department of Navy reorganized into present structure under CNO

    • March 7, 1967 Birthday - Zheng Haixia WNBA center (Los Angeles Sparks)

    • March 7, 1967 "Clark Gesner's musical ""You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown"", premieres in New York NY"

    • March 7, 1967 "PBRs assists Operation Overload II in Rung Sat Zone, Vietnam"

    • March 7, 1967 "Teamster president Jimmy Hoffa begins 8-year jail sentence for defrauding the union & jury tampering (commuted Dec 23, 1971)"

    • March 7, 1968 "Birthday - Jeff Kent Bellflower CA, infielder (New York Mets)"

    • March 7, 1968 "Birthday - Ricky Proehl NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks, Chicago Bears)"

    • March 7, 1968 "Death - Yuri Aleksayevich Gagarin USSR cosmonaut (Vostok I), dies at 31"

    • March 7, 1968 "Operation Coronado XII begins in Mekong Delta, Vietnam"

    • March 7, 1969 "Birthday - Anne Marie Lauck Rochester NY, marathoner (Olympics-10th-96)"

    • March 7, 1969 Birthday - Anthony Davis NFL linebacker (Kansas City Chiefs)

    • March 7, 1969 "Birthday - Brian Jamieson Livingston NJ, rower (Olympics-silver-1996)"

    • March 7, 1969 "Birthday - Geoff Smith Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)"

    • March 7, 1969 "Birthday - Matt Blundin NFL quarterback (Kansas City Chiefs, Detroit Lions)"

    • March 7, 1969 Birthday - Sam Gash NFL running back (New England Patriots)

    • March 7, 1969 Golda Meir elected as the first female Prime Minister of Israel.

    • March 7, 1969 UK hist Victoria Line tube opens in London

    • March 7, 1970 Birthday - Jacquelyn Doucette Miss Massachusetts-USA (1996)

    • March 7, 1970 "Birthday - James Calvin Spivey Schiller Park IL, miler"

    • March 7, 1970 "Birthday - Kathy Gedney Indianapolis IN, WPVA volleyballer (US Open-25th-1994)"

    • March 7, 1970 Number one hit on UK music charts - Lee Marvin - Wandrin' Star

    • March 7, 1971 "Birthday - Alison Herst Toronto Ontario, kayaker (Olympics-5-92, 96)"

    • March 7, 1971 Egypt refuses to renew the Suez ceasefire

    • March 7, 1972 Birthday - Andrew Finch rower (Olympics-1996)

    • March 7, 1972 Birthday - Marina Hatzakis Australian rower (Olympics-96)

    • March 7, 1973 Comet (Lubos) Kohoutek discovered at Hamburg Observatory

    • March 7, 1973 "Death - Andr de Meulemeester Belgian WWI pilot [Eagle of Flanders], dies at 78"

    • March 7, 1973 Sheik Mujib ur-Rahman's Awami League wins election in Bangladesh

    • March 7, 1974 """Monitor"" (US Civil War Ship) restored at Cape Hatteras NC"

    • March 7, 1974 Birthday - Joost Volmer soccer player (FC Twente)

    • March 7, 1974 First general striking in Ethiopia

    • March 7, 1975 Birthday - Andrey Savenkov hockey defenseman (Team Kazakhstan Olympics-1998)

    • March 7, 1975 Birthday - William Hampton CFL defensive back (Calgary Stampeders)

    • March 7, 1975 "Death - Ben Blue actor (Accidental Family, Frank Sinatra Show), dies at 73"

    • March 7, 1975 "Death - Francine Larrimore actress (John Meade's Woman), dies at 76"

    • March 7, 1975 "Senate revises filibuster rule, allows 60 senators to limit debate"

    • March 7, 1976 "Death - Erwin Kroll composer, dies at 90"

    • March 7, 1976 Morocco & Mauretania break diplomatic relations with Algeria

    • March 7, 1977 Ali Bhutto's Pakistan People's Party wins elections

    • March 7, 1977 "Birthday - Ludmila Richterova Kosice Slovakia, tennis star (1995 Bournemouth)"

    • March 7, 1977 Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin meets President Carter

    • March 7, 1978 Belgian baron Charles Bracht kidnapped

    • March 7, 1978 Canuck's Ron Sedlbauer fails on 5th penalty shot against Islanders

    • March 7, 1978 Dutch 2nd Chamber votes against neutron bomb

    • March 7, 1979 "Death - Guiomar Novaes pianist (Brazilian Order of Merit), dies at 84"

    • March 7, 1979 "Death - Klaus Egge Norwegian composer (Fanitullen), dies at 72"

    • March 7, 1979 USS Constellation and her escort ships were ordered to the Gulf of Aden in response to the conflict between North and South Yemen.

    • March 7, 1981 "Death - John Gnagy artist (Learn to Draw), dies at 73"

    • March 7, 1981 "Death - Kirill Petrovich Kondrashin Russian conductor/composer, dies at 67"

    • March 7, 1981 "The first homicide at Disneyland, 18 year old is stabbed to death"

    • March 7, 1982 "Death - Charles Borromeo Mills composer, dies at 68"

    • March 7, 1983 "Death - Igor Markevich composer, dies at 70"

    • March 7, 1983 "Death - Robert Bray actor (Corey-Lassie, Simon-Stagecoach West), dies at 65"

    • March 7, 1983 TNN (The Nashville Network) begins on Cable TV

    • March 7, 1985 "Death - George Schick Czechoslovakian conductor (Chicago Symphony), dies at 76"

    • March 7, 1985 "Death - Robert W Woodruff CEO (Coca-Cola), dies at 95"

    • March 7, 1985 "Death - Victor W Farris inventor of paper milk carton, etc, dies"

    • March 7, 1985 IBM-PC DOS Version 3.1 (update) released

    • March 7, 1986 "Death - Jacob K Javits (Senator-Republican-NY), dies in Palm Beach FL at 81"

    • March 7, 1986 South-Africa emergency crisis in Brabant & Limburg ends

    • March 7, 1987 "Gavaskar becomes first cricket batsman to score 10,000 Test runs"

    • March 7, 1987 Mike Tyson beats Bonecrusher Smith in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

    • March 7, 1987 "World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champ, ""Iron"" Mike Tyson, became the youngest heavyweight titlist ever as he beat James Smith in a decision during a 12-round bout in Las Vegas."

    • March 7, 1988 Colombia becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.

    • March 7, 1988 "Death - Divine [Harris Glenn Milstead] transvestite actor (Hairspray, Polyester, Pink Flamingos), dies in Los Angeles at 42"

    • March 7, 1988 "Death - Robert Livingston actor (Lone Ranger), dies at 83 of emphysema"

    • March 7, 1988 "Howard Stern's first pay-per-view ""Underpants & Negligee Party"""

    • March 7, 1989 Iran and the United Kingdom break diplomatic relations after a row over Salman Rushdie and his controversial novel.

    • March 7, 1989 "Iran drops diplomatic relations with Britain over Salman Rushdie's book ""The Satanic Verses"""

    • March 7, 1989 "Partial eclipse of the Sun (Hawaii, NW North America, Greenland)"

    • March 7, 1989 "The State Council of the People's Republic of China declares martial law in Lhasa, Tibet."

    • March 7, 1990 3 passengers killed & 162 injured as subway train derails (Philadelphia)

    • March 7, 1990 "Death - Max Neuhaus composer, dies at 50"

    • March 7, 1991 Iraq continues to explode oil fields in Kuwait

    • March 7, 1993 "Death - Arnold Franchetti Ital/US composer, dies"

    • March 7, 1993 "Death - Earl Wrightson singer/actor (Pinafore), dies of heart failure at 77"

    • March 7, 1993 "Death - Tony Harris cricketer (8 Tests for South Africa 1947-49, 100 runs), dies"

    • March 7, 1993 Diff'rent Stroke actor Todd Bridges arrested for stabbing a tenant

    • March 7, 1994 8th American Comedy Awards: Carrot Top wins

    • March 7, 1994 ANC chief Nelson Mandela rejects demand by white right-wingers for separate homeland in South Africa

    • March 7, 1994 Charles Taylor resigns as President of Liberia

    • March 7, 1994 "Navy issues first orders to women assigned aboard combat ship, USS Eisenhower"

    • March 7, 1994 US Navy issues first permanent order assigning women on combat ship

    • March 7, 1995 "Death - Don Cook British foreign correspondent, dies at 74"

    • March 7, 1995 "Death - Jaap van den Hurk TV-director (NCRV), dies"

    • March 7, 1995 "Death - Jacques Lefebvre Belgian air force general, commits suicide at 64"

    • March 7, 1995 "Death - John Arthur Neill Lambert composer teacher organist, dies at 69"

    • March 7, 1995 "Death - Paul-Emile Victor French pole explorer, dies at 87"

    • March 7, 1995 "Death - Thijmen Kuijt resistance fighter/co-found paper (Typhoon), dies at 82"

    • March 7, 1995 Dollar worth 1.5330 Dutch guilder (record)

    • March 7, 1995 New York becomes 38th state to have the death penalty

    • March 7, 1996 British Steel in Workington wins Lithuanian multi-million £ order

    • March 7, 1996 "Death - Aled Eames maritime historian, dies at 74"

    • March 7, 1996 "Magic Johnson is 2nd NBA player to reach 10,000 career assists"

    • March 7, 1996 The first democratically elected Palestinian parliament is formed.

    • March 7, 1996 The first surface photos of Pluto (photographed by Hubble Space Telescope)

    • March 7, 1997 11th Soul Train Music Awards

    • March 7, 1997 "5 sue Japanese Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto, because his smoking has violated the country's constitution guaranteeing a wholesome life"

    • March 7, 1997 "Athens, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Rome & Stockholm are finalists for 2004 Olympics site"

    • March 7, 2005 Mass protest outside the National Assembly of Kuwait building for women's voting rights in Kuwait.

    • March 7, 2006 Apple Inc. is granted the patent to the iPod.







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