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Famous Events For March 7

Famous Events For March 7 – Today In History

March 7: Today in History – Historical Events

Early Centuries – March 7  Historic Events – Before the 1700s

1. 7th March 1530: King Henry VIII on this day declared that he, and not the Pope was the head of England’s Church after his divorce request was turned down by the Pope.
2. 7th March 1573: A peace treaty was on this day signed between Turkey and Venice.
3. 7th March 1633: Prince of Orange, Price Fredrick Henry on this day appointed himself as Viceroy of Limburg.


4. 7th March 1644: The first two-chamber legislature in colonies was on this day established by Massachusetts.
5. 7th March 1696: King William III of England departed to the Netherlands today.

18th Century – What Happened on March 7 – The 1700s

6. 7th March 1774: The port of Boston was on this day closed for commerce by the British.
7. 7th March 1798: The French army entered Rome today. This marks the birth of the Roman Republic.
8. 7th March 1799: The Royal Institute of Great Britain, dedicated to scientific research and education was founded today.

19th Century – March 7 This Day That Year – The 1800s

9. 7th March 1801: The Voter Registration Law was on this day enacted by Massachusetts. It became the first state to enact such a law.
10. 7th March 1814: The Battle of Cronne was won by the French Emperor Napoleon I.


11. 7th March 1854: The sewing machine was on this day patented by Charles Miller.
12. 7th March 1876: Alexander Graham Bell got a patent for his telephone today.

20th Century – Important Events On This Day March 7th – The 1900s

13. 7th March 1901: It was on this day announced that in some parts of Carolina, blacks had been enslaved.
14. 7th March 1904: A mob broke into a jail in Springfield and shot a black man accused of murder.
15. 7th March 1906: Women were granted the right to vote today in Finland.
16. 7th March 1908: The mayor of Cincinnati, Leopold Markbreit announced to the council that “women are not fit to operate automobiles”.
17. 7th March 1911: Coin-operated locker was on this day patented by Willis Farnworth.
18. 7th March 1911: The US today sent 20,000 troops to the Mexican border, given the Mexican Revolution.
19. 7th March 1918: An alliance treaty was signed by Finland today with Germany.
20. 7th March 1925: Outer Mongolia was occupied by the Soviet Red Army.


21. 7th March 1926: On this day the first transatlantic telephone call was made from London to New York.
22. 7th March 1927: The US Supreme Court today ruled that the Texas law which banned Negros from voting was unconstitutional.
23. 7th March 1927: Tango in Japan was struck by an earthquake of magnitude 8 on the Richter scale.
24. 7th March 1932: “March of Hunger” which was hosted by the communist party of America began in Detroit from the Ford Motor Company. Thousands of people had gathered and the march which started peacefully turned violent later.
25. 7th March 1933: On this day the board game “Monopoly” was invented.
26. 7th March 1936: Hitler on this day sent German troops into the Rhineland. This violated the Locarno Pact and Treaty of Versailles.
27. 7th March 1939: The publication of “Glamour” magazine began today.
28. 7th March 1939: Guy Lombardo and the Royal Canadians record New Year’s Eve’s favorite “Auld Lang Syne”. The recording even to this day played at parties and celebrations all over the country to usher in the New Year.
29. 7th March 1941: New York City on this day gets 18.1” of snowfall. This is the third-largest snowfall in the history of the city.
30. 7th March 1942: Japanese troops landed in New Guinea today.
31. 7th March 1944: Japan on this day began its offensive in Burma.
32. 7th March 1945: In Yugoslavia government forms under Tito.
33. 7th March 1945: US forces on this day crossed the Rhine River at Remagen in Germany during World War II.


34. 7th March 1945: The allied armies capture Cologne today.
35. 7th March 1947: Full-scale civil war resumed between the Communist Party of China and the Kuomintang on this day.
36. 7th March 1948: The Italian rune on the Dodecanese ended today making it a part of Greece again.
37. 7th March 1951: The UN forces in Korea under General Mathew Ridgeway today launched Operation Ripper against the Chinese.
38. 7th March 1959: Melvin C. Garlow on this day became the first pilot to fly over a million miles in a jet airplane.
39. 7th March 1961: The Senate today authorized President Kennedy to restore the rank of five-star general to former Presided Dwight D. Eisenhower.
40. 7th March 1962: The astronomical satellite OSO 1 was launched today to study Solar Flare Data.
41. 7th March 1962: Today Beatles made their broadcasting debut on the BBC.
42. 7th March 1964: There was a prison break on this day. Sever prisoners broke out of Dallas County Jail. One of them had a hostage with him. However, within 2 hours, the hostage was released and five of the seven prisoners were put behind bars. The other two were put into Bedlam.

43. 7th March 1965: A protest march by civil rights demonstrators in Selma Alabama was broken by state troopers and a sheriff’s posse.
44. 7th March 1965: Goldie the golden eagle escaped from the British zoo today. It was captured and put back into the zoo after 12 days. It is said to have escaped for a short time in December again.
45. 7th March 1966: The US today performed its nuclear test at its Nevada test site.
46. 7th March 1968: BBC News was on this day broadcast in color on the television for the first time.
47. 7th March 1968: Today the Battle of Saigon came to an end.
48. 7th March 1969: Golda Meir was on this day elected in Israel as its first female Prime Minister
49. 7th March 1969: USSR performs nuclear test today at Eastern Kazakh.
50. 7th March 1971: Cambodia and Laos were bombed today by about a thousand US planes.
51. 7th March 1971: Egypt on this day refused to renew the Suez cease-fire.
52. 7th March 1973: At the Hamburg observatory comet (Lubos) Kohoutek was discovered today.
53. 7th March 1973: Sheik Mujib Rahman today was elected to become Prime Minister of Bangladesh. He was the first elected Prime Minister of Bangladesh.
54. 7th March 1974: Ethiopia experiences its first general strike today.
55. 7th March 1975: Today the US performed its nuclear test at the Nevada test site.

56. 7th March 1975: The Filibuster rule was on this day revised by the US Senate. It now allows 60 senators to limit debate as against the 2/3rds majority earlier.
57. 7th March 1976: Diplomatic relations with Algeria were on this day broken by Morocco and Mauretania.
58. 7th March 1977: This day marks the first visit of Israel’s Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin to the United States. President Jimmy Carter and the first lady played host. The trip is of significance as it led to a peace talk between Egypt and Israel in 1978.
59. 7th March 1977: Pakistan’s Peoples Party led by Bhutto won the elections in Pakistan today.
60. 7th March 1978: The Dutch 2nd Chamber on this day voted against the Neutron bomb.
61. 7th March 1981: American Bible translator Chester Allen Bitterman who was kidnapped by anti-American gorillas was on this day executed by them, accusing him of being a CIA agent.
62. 7th March 1983: The Nashville Network (TNN) began broadcasting today.
63. 7th March 1985: Today the first AIDS antibody test, an ELISA-type test was released.
64. 7th March 1985: After five decades of publication “Commonwealth” magazine ceased publication.

65. 7th March 1988: Colombia became a member of the Berne Convention Copyright Treaty today.
66. 7th March 1988: An IRA gang which was reported to have plated a 500lb car bomb near the British Governor’s residence in Gibraltar was shot dead today.
67. 7th March 1988: Cyclone Bola struck New Zealand and Fiji Islands resulting in torrential rains, flooding, and landslides.
68. 7th March 1989: Iran today severed diplomatic relations with Britain over Salman Rushdie’s book “Satanic Verses”.
69. 7th March 1989: The Soviet Union was today accused of the World War II massacre of Katyn by Poland.
70. 7th March 1990: A subway train derails in Philadelphia today killing 3 and injuring 162.
71. 7th March 1991: Oil fields in Kuwait continued to be exploded by Iraq.
72. 7th March 1994: Charles Taylor, today, resigned as president of Liberia.
73. 7th March 1994: Anti-Apartheid activist and ANC President Nelson Mandela today rejected a demand by white right-wingers for a separate homeland in South Africa.
74. 7th March 1994: The US Navy issues 1st permanent order assigning women on combat ships.
75. 7th March 1994: A referendum in Moldova rejected formation with Rumania by 90% votes.
76. 7th March 1994: Parodies that poke fun at original work can be considered “fair use” and do not require permission from the copyright holder, ruled the US Supreme Court today.

77. 7th March 1995: New York, today, became the 38th state to have the death penalty.
78. 7th March 1996: Hubble Space Telescope today took the first surface photos of Pluto.
79. 7th March 1996: On this day, in Palestine, the first democratically elected government was formed.
80. 7th March 1997: Prime Minister of Japan Ryutaro Hashimoto was on this day sued by five people because his smoking violated Japan’s constitution guaranteeing a wholesome life.
81. 7th March 1997: The former chief of Towers Financial Corporations who cheated investors by selling off vast sums of worthless “Tower Bonds” was on this day jailed for 20 years and was ordered to pay $462 million to the investors swindled by him.
82. 7th March 1999: Francisco Flores Perez of the ruling Nationalist Republican Alliance was elected president in El Salvador today.

21st Century – March 7 This Day In History – The 2000s

83. 7th March 2003: Scientists of the Stanford Accelerator Center today announced that they had transferred 6.7 gigabytes of data, which was uncompressed, from Sunnyvale California to the Netherlands via fiber optic cables traveling a distance of 6,800 miles in 58 seconds.
84. 7th March 2004: The national election in Greece was won by “New Democracy”.
85. 7th March 2005: Mass protests were held in Kuwait in front of the National Assembly of Kuwait building, demanding voting rights for women in Kuwait.

86. 7th March 2006: The US defense secretary today indicated that the Iranian Quds Force, which is a counter-intelligence division of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps and which is not part of the country’s regular military is infiltrating Iraq, which he said is harmful to Iraq.
87. 7th March 2007: The British House of Commons today voted to make the upper chamber the House of Lords 100% elected. This put an end to the 100-year-old practice of granting hereditary peerage to the Upper House.
88. 7th March 2007: After the prosecutors pointed out to the court that YouTube a video-sharing website contained clips insulting former Turkish leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the court ordered a block on all access to the site.
89. 7th March 2008: President Obama’s foreign policy advisor Samantha Power resigned today after Scottish newspapers quoted her calling Hillary Clinton a Monster. She expressed regret later.
90. 7th March 2009: NASA’s Kepler Mission was launched today from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. It was a space photometer for searching extrasolar planets in the Milky Way.
91. 7th March 2010: Pakistan today claimed to have arrested US-born al-Queda operative Adam Gadahn in Karachi.
92. 7th March 2011: NATO increases its surveillance flights over Libya, patrolling the area on a 24/7 basis.
93. 7th March 2012: Sweden’s media reported today that the country is helping Saudi Arabia plan to build a weapons factory.
94. 7th March 2012: On this day the successor of Apple’s iPad2 was unveiled.
95. 7th March 2013: The United Nations Security Council today approved further sanctions on North Korea for its nuclear testing.
96. 7th March 2013: The David Cohen Prize for Literature for the year 2013 was awarded to Hilary Mantel.
97. 7th March 2014: A study announced today that high levels of vitamin D in blood could increase the probability of survival of breast cancer patients.
98. 7th March 2015: Five Boko Haram suicide bombings in Maiduguri city in Nigeria killed 54 people and 143 people were wounded.

99. 7th March 2015: US President Barak Obama stated today that he did not know that the former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used her email address for government business, possibly in violation of federal law.
100. 7th March 2016: Maria Sharapova today revealed that she failed a drug test for meldonium at the Australian Open in January.

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