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What happend on 1. March in History

In our data base we found 404 events happened on 1. March:
  • 40: Martial, Latin poet (d. 102) [category: Births]
  • 293: Roman Emperors Diocletian and Maximian appoint Constantius Chlorus as Caesar to Maximian. [category: Events]
  • 317: Valerius Valens, Roman Emperor [category: Deaths]
  • 317: Crispus and Constantine II, sons of Roman Emperor Constantine I, and Licinius Iunior, son of Emperor Licinius, are made Caesares [category: Events]
  • 350: Vetranio is asked by Constantina, sister of Constantius II, to proclaim himself Caesar. [category: Events]

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  • 986: King Lothair of France (b. 941) [category: Deaths]
  • 1131: King Stephen II of Hungary (b. 1101) [category: Deaths]
  • 1233: Count Thomas I of Savoy (b. 1178) [category: Deaths]
  • 1244: Gruffydd ap Llywelyn Fawr, son of Llywelyn the Great (b. 1200) [category: Deaths]
  • 1320: Buyantu Khagan, Emperor of the Mongolian Yuan Dynasty (b. 1286) [category: Deaths]
  • 1383: Amadeus VI of Savoy (b. 1334) [category: Deaths]
  • 1389: Saint Antoninus of Florence, Archbishop of Florence (d. 1459) [category: Births]
  • 1432: Isabel of Coimbra, Queen of Portugal (d. 1455) [category: Births]
  • 1456: King Ladislaus II of Bohemia and Hungary (d. 1516) [category: Births]
  • 1457: The Unitas Fratrum is established in the village of Kunvald, on the Bohemian-Moravian borderland. It is to date the second oldest Protestant denomination. [category: Events]
  • 1476: Forces of the Catholic Monarchs engage the combined Portuguese-Castilian armies of Afonso V and Prince John at the Battle of Toro. [category: Events]
  • 1510: Francisco de Almeida, Portuguese soldier and explorer [category: Deaths]
  • 1536: Bernardo Accolti, Italian poet (b. 1465) [category: Deaths]
  • 1546: George Wishart, Scottish religious reformer (martyred) (b. 1513) [category: Deaths]
  • 1547: Rudolph Goclenius, German philosopher (d. 1628) [category: Births]

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  • 1562: 23 Huguenots are massacred by Catholics in Wassy, France, marking the start of the French Wars of Religion. [category: Events]
  • 1565: The city of Rio de Janeiro is founded. [category: Events]
  • 1593: The Uppsala Synod is summoned to confirm the exact forms of the Lutheran Church of Sweden. [category: Events]
  • 1597: Jean-Charles de la Faille, Flemish mathematician (d. 1652) [category: Births]
  • 1611: John Pell, English mathematician (d. 1685) [category: Births]
  • 1620: Thomas Campion, English poet and composer (b. 1567) [category: Deaths]
  • 1628: Writs issued in February by Charles I of England mandate that every county in England (not just seaport towns) pay ship tax by this date. [category: Events]
  • 1633: George Herbert, English poet and orator (b. 1593) [category: Deaths]
  • 1633: Samuel de Champlain reclaims his role as commander of New France on behalf of Cardinal Richelieu. [category: Events]
  • 1642: Georgeana, Massachusetts (now known as York, Maine), becomes the first incorporated city in the United States. [category: Events]
  • 1643: Girolamo Frescobaldi, Italian composer (b. 1583) [category: Deaths]
  • 1644: Simon Foucher, French philosopher (d. 1696) [category: Births]
  • 1657: Samuel Werenfels, Swiss theologian (d. 1740) [category: Births]
  • 1661: Richard Zouch, English jurist (b. 1590) [category: Deaths]
  • 1683: Caroline of Ansbach, Queen of Great Britain (d. 1737) [category: Births]
  • 1683: Tsangyang Gyatso, 6th Dalai Lama (d. 1706) [category: Births]
  • 1692: Sarah Good, Sarah Osborne and Tituba are brought before local magistrates in Salem Village, Massachusetts, beginning what would become known as the Salem witch trials. [category: Events]
  • 1697: Francesco Redi, Italian physician (b. 1626) [category: Deaths]
  • 1700: Sweden introduces its own Swedish calendar, in an attempt to gradually merge into the Gregorian calendar, reverts to the Julian calendar on this date in 1712, and introduces the Gregorian Calendar on this date in 1753. [category: Events]
  • 1706: Heino Heinrich Graf von Flemming, German field marshal and Governor of Berlin (b. 1632) [category: Deaths]
  • 1732: William Cushing, American jurist (d. 1810) [category: Births]
  • 1734: Roger North, English biographer (b. 1653) [category: Deaths]
  • 1757: Edward Moore, English writer (b. 1712) [category: Deaths]
  • 1760: François Nicolas Leonard Buzot, French revolutionary (d. 1794) [category: Births]
  • 1768: Hermann Samuel Reimarus, German philosopher and writer (b. 1694) [category: Deaths]
  • 1769: François Séverin Marceau-Desgraviers, French general (d. 1796) [category: Births]
  • 1773: Luigi Vanvitelli, Italian architect (b. 1700) [category: Deaths]
  • 1777: Georg Christoph Wagenseil, Austrian composer (b. 1715) [category: Deaths]
  • 1781: Javiera Carrera, Chilean aristoctrat (d. 1862) [category: Births]
  • 1781: The Continental Congress adopts the Articles of Confederation. [category: Events]
  • 1790: The first United States census is authorized. [category: Events]
  • 1792: Rudecindo Alvarado, Argentine general (d. 1872) [category: Births]
  • 1792: Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1747) [category: Deaths]
  • 1803: Ohio is admitted as the 17th U.S. state. [category: Events]
  • 1805: Justice Samuel Chase is acquitted at the end of his impeachment trial by the U.S. Senate. [category: Events]
  • 1807: Wilford Woodruff, American religious figure (d. 1898) [category: Births]
  • 1810: Frédéric Chopin, Polish composer (d. 1849) [category: Births]
  • 1811: Leaders of the Mameluke dynasty are killed by Egyptian ruler Muhammad Ali. [category: Events]
  • 1812: Augustus Pugin, English-born architect (d. 1852) [category: Births]
  • 1815: Napoleon returns to France from his banishment on Elba. [category: Events]
  • 1817: Giovanni Duprè, Italian sculptor (d. 1882) [category: Births]
  • 1817: Giacomo Quarenghi, Italian architect (b. 1744) [category: Deaths]
  • 1821: Joseph Hubert Reinkens, German bishop (d. 1896) [category: Births]
  • 1825: John Haggin, "Indian fighter" and one of the earliest settlers of Kentucky (b. 1753) [category: Deaths]
  • 1836: A convention of delegates from 57 Texas communities convenes in Washington-on-the-Brazos, Texas, to deliberate independence from Mexico. [category: Events]
  • 1837: William Dean Howells, American writer, historian and politician (d. 1920) [category: Births]
  • 1841: Claude Victor-Perrin, duc de Belluno, French marshal (b. 1764) [category: Deaths]
  • 1842: Nikolaos Gyzis, Greek painter (d. 1901) [category: Births]
  • 1845: President John Tyler signs a bill authorizing the United States to annex the Republic of Texas. [category: Events]
  • 1847: The state of Michigan formally abolishes capital punishment. [category: Events]
  • 1848: Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Irish-born American sculptor (d. 1907) [category: Births]
  • 1852: Théophile Delcassé, French statesman (d. 1923) [category: Births]
  • 1852: Archibald William Montgomerie, 13th Earl of Eglinton is appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. [category: Events]
  • 1854: German psychologist Friedrich Eduard Beneke disappears; two years later his remains are found in a canal near Charlottenburg. [category: Events]
  • 1858: Georg Simmel, German sociologist and philosopher (d. 1918) [category: Births]
  • 1862: Peter Barlow, English mathematician (b. 1776) [category: Deaths]
  • 1863: Alexander Golovin, Russian painter (d. 1930) [category: Births]
  • 1867: Nebraska becomes the 37th U.S. state; Lancaster, Nebraska is renamed Lincoln and becomes the state capital. [category: Events]
  • 1868: Achille Paroche, French sport shooter (d. 1933) [category: Births]
  • 1868: The Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity is founded at the University of Virginia. [category: Events]
  • 1870: Marshal F.S. López dies during the Battle of Cerro Corá thus marking the end of the Paraguayan War. [category: Events]
  • 1872: Yellowstone National Park is established as the world's first national park. [category: Events]
  • 1873: E. Remington and Sons in Ilion, New York begins production of the first practical typewriter. [category: Events]
  • 1875: Tristan Corbière, French poet (b. 1845) [category: Deaths]
  • 1876: Henri de Baillet-Latour, Belgian amateur sports executive (d. 1942) [category: Births]
  • 1879: Joachim Heer, Swiss politician (b. 1825) [category: Deaths]
  • 1880: Giles Lytton Strachey, British writer (d. 1932) [category: Births]
  • 1882: Theodor Kullak, German pianist, composer, teacher (b. 1818) [category: Deaths]
  • 1884: Isaac Todhunter, English mathematician (b. 1820) [category: Deaths]
  • 1886: Oskar Kokoschka, Austrian painter and poet (d. 1980) [category: Births]
  • 1886: The Anglo-Chinese School, Singapore is founded by Bishop William Oldham. [category: Events]
  • 1888: Ewart Astill, English cricketer (d. 1948) [category: Births]
  • 1889: Watsuji Tetsuro, Japanese philosopher (d. 1960) [category: Births]
  • 1892: Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Japanese writer (d. 1927) [category: Births]
  • 1893: Mercedes de Acosta, American socialite (d. 1968) [category: Births]
  • 1893: Nikola Tesla gives the first public demonstration of radio in St. Louis, Missouri. [category: Events]
  • 1895: Pauline Musters, shortest woman ever (b. 1876) [category: Deaths]
  • 1896: Dimitris Mitropoulos, Greek conductor and composer (d. 1960) [category: Births]
  • 1896: Moriz Seeler, German writer and producer (d. 1942) [category: Births]
  • 1896: Battle of Adowa: an Ethiopian army defeats an outnumbered Italian force, ending the First Italo–Ethiopian War. [category: Events]
  • 1896: Henri Becquerel discovers radioactivity. [category: Events]
  • 1898: George Bruce Malleson, English officer in India, author (b. 1825) [category: Deaths]
  • 1899: Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski, German Nazi official (d. 1972) [category: Births]
  • 1901: The Australian Army was formed. [category: Events]
  • 1904: Glenn Miller, American bandleader (d. 1944) [category: Births]
  • 1904: Paul Hartman, American actor (d. 1973) [category: Births]
  • 1905: Doris Hare, Welsh actress (d. 2000) [category: Births]
  • 1906: Camilla Spira, German actress (d. 1997) [category: Births]
  • 1906: Pham Van Dong, Vietnamese politician (d. 2000) [category: Births]
  • 1906: José María de Pereda, Spanish novelist (b. 1833) [category: Deaths]
  • 1909: Eugene Esmonde, British pilot (d. 1942) [category: Births]
  • 1910: Archer John Porter Martin, English chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2002) [category: Births]
  • 1910: David Niven, English actor (d. 1983) [category: Births]
  • 1910: The worst avalanche in United States history buries a Great Northern Railway train in northeastern King County, Washington, killing 96 people. [category: Events]
  • 1911: Rina Ketty, French singer (d. 1996) [category: Births]
  • 1911: Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Dutch chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1852) [category: Deaths]
  • 1912: Boris Chertok, Polish-born Russian rocket designer (d. 2011) [category: Births]
  • 1912: Gerald Emmett Carter, Canadian archbishop (d. 2003) [category: Births]
  • 1912: George Grossmith, English actor and comic writer (b. 1847) [category: Deaths]
  • 1912: Albert Berry makes the first parachute jump from a moving airplane. [category: Events]
  • 1914: Harry Caray, American sportscaster (d. 1998) [category: Births]
  • 1914: Ralph Ellison, American writer (d. 1994) [category: Births]
  • 1914: Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl of Minto (b. 1845) [category: Deaths]
  • 1914: The Republic of China joins the Universal Postal Union. [category: Events]
  • 1915: Malak Karsh, Canadian photographer (d. 2001) [category: Births]
  • 1917: Robert Lowell, American poet (d. 1977) [category: Births]
  • 1917: The U.S. government releases the unencrypted text of the Zimmermann Telegram to the public. [category: Events]
  • 1918: Gladys Noon Spellman, American politician (d. 1988) [category: Births]
  • 1918: João Goulart, President of Brazil (d. 1976) [category: Births]
  • 1918: Roger Delgado, English actor (d. 1973) [category: Births]
  • 1919: March 1st Movement begins in Korea. [category: Events]
  • 1920: Max Bentley, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1984) [category: Births]
  • 1920: John H. Bankhead, U.S. Senator (b. 1842) [category: Deaths]
  • 1920: Joseph Trumpeldor, Russian Zionist (b. 1880) [category: Deaths]
  • 1921: Jack Clayton, British film director (d. 1995) [category: Births]
  • 1921: Richard Wilbur, American poet [category: Births]
  • 1921: Terence Cooke, American cardinal archbishop (d. 1983) [category: Births]
  • 1921: The Australian cricket team captained by Warwick Armstrong becomes the first team to complete a whitewash of The Ashes, something that would not be repeated for 86 years. [category: Events]
  • 1922: William Gaines, American publisher (d. 1992) [category: Births]
  • 1922: Yitzhak Rabin, Israeli statesman, Nobel laureate (d. 1995) [category: Births]
  • 1922: Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, Spanish footballer (b. 1892) [category: Deaths]
  • 1923: Péter Kuczka, Hungarian writer and editor (d. 1999) [category: Births]
  • 1924: Deke Slayton, American astronaut (d. 1993) [category: Births]
  • 1924: Louis Perrée, French fencer (b. 1871) [category: Deaths]
  • 1926: Allan Stanley, Canadian ice hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1926: Cesare Danova, Italian-born American actor (d. 1992) [category: Births]
  • 1926: Pete Rozelle, American professional sports executive (d. 1996) [category: Births]
  • 1926: Robert Clary, French-born actor [category: Births]
  • 1927: Harry Belafonte, American actor and musician [category: Births]
  • 1927: Robert Bork, American legal scholar (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1928: Jacques Rivette, French film director [category: Births]
  • 1929: Georgi Markov, Bulgarian dissident (d. 1978) [category: Births]
  • 1929: Royal H. Weller, American politician (b. 1881) [category: Deaths]
  • 1930: Gastone Nencini, Italian cyclist (d. 1980) [category: Births]
  • 1932: Frank Teschemacher, American jazz clarinetist (b. 1906) [category: Deaths]
  • 1932: The son of Charles Lindbergh, Charles Augustus Lindbergh III, is kidnapped. [category: Events]
  • 1933: Gerry Bron, British record producer [category: Births]
  • 1933: Uładzimir Zylka, Belarusian poet (b. 1900) [category: Deaths]
  • 1934: Jean-Michel Folon, Belgian artist (d. 2005) [category: Births]
  • 1934: Joan Hackett, American actress (d. 1983) [category: Births]
  • 1935: Robert Conrad, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1936: Jean-Edern Hallier, French author (d. 1997) [category: Births]
  • 1936: Monique Bégin, French-Canadian politician [category: Births]
  • 1936: Mikhail Kuzmin, Russian writer (b. 1871) [category: Deaths]
  • 1936: A strike occurs aboard the S.S. California, leading to the demise of the International Seamen's Union and the creation of the National Maritime Union. [category: Events]
  • 1936: The Hoover Dam is completed. [category: Events]
  • 1937: Jed Allan, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1937: Jimmy Little, Australian Aboriginal musician, actor and teacher (d. 2012) [category: Births]
  • 1938: Gabriele D'Annunzio, Italian writer, war hero, and politician (b. 1863) [category: Deaths]
  • 1939: Leo Brouwer, Cuban composer and guitarist [category: Births]
  • 1939: A Japanese Imperial Army ammunition dump explodes at Hirakata, Osaka, Japan, killing 94. [category: Events]
  • 1940: David Broome, Welsh showjumper [category: Births]
  • 1940: Krzysztof Wilmanski, Polish-German scientist [category: Births]
  • 1940: Robert Grossman, American illustrator [category: Births]
  • 1940: Anton Hansen Tammsaare, Estonian author (b. 1878) [category: Deaths]
  • 1941: Donnie Walsh, American basketball coach and executive [category: Births]
  • 1941: Joo Hyun, South Korean actor [category: Births]
  • 1941: Lucien Mérignac, French fencer (b. 1873) [category: Deaths]
  • 1941: W47NV (now known as WSM-FM) begins operations in Nashville, Tennessee becoming the first FM radio station in the U.S.. [category: Events]
  • 1941: World War II: Bulgaria signs the Tripartite Pact, allying itself with the Axis powers. [category: Events]
  • 1942: Peter Guber, American film producer [category: Births]
  • 1942: Richard Bowman Myers, American general [category: Births]
  • 1942: George S. Rentz, Navy chaplain (b. 1882) [category: Deaths]
  • 1943: Akinori Nakayama, Japanese gymnast [category: Births]
  • 1943: Cha Katō, Japanese comedian and actor [category: Births]
  • 1943: Gil Amelio, American venture capitalist [category: Births]
  • 1943: José Ángel Iribar, Spanish footballer [category: Births]
  • 1943: Rashid Sunyaev, Russian physicist [category: Births]
  • 1943: Richard H. Price, American physicist [category: Births]
  • 1943: Alexandre Yersin, Swiss physician (b. 1863) [category: Deaths]
  • 1944: John Breaux, American politician [category: Births]
  • 1944: Mike d'Abo, English singer (Manfred Mann, A Band of Angels) [category: Births]
  • 1944: Roger Daltrey, English musician (The Who) [category: Births]
  • 1945: Dirk Benedict, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1946: Elvin Bethea, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1946: Gerry Boulet, Canadian singer (Offenbach) (d. 1990) [category: Births]
  • 1946: Lana Wood, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1946: The Bank of England is nationalised. [category: Events]
  • 1947: Alan Thicke, Canadian actor and songwriter [category: Births]
  • 1947: The International Monetary Fund begins financial operations. [category: Events]
  • 1948: Burning Spear (Winston Rodney), Jamaican singer and musician [category: Births]
  • 1950: Cold War: Klaus Fuchs is convicted of spying for the Soviet Union by disclosing top secret atomic bomb data. [category: Events]
  • 1951: Sergei Kourdakov, Soviet intelligence agent [category: Births]
  • 1952: Brian Winters, American basketball player and coach [category: Births]
  • 1952: Jerri Nielsen, American physician (d. 2009) [category: Births]
  • 1952: Leigh Matthews, Australian rules footballer and coach [category: Births]
  • 1952: Martin O'Neill, Northern Irish footballer and manager [category: Births]
  • 1952: Nevada Barr, American author [category: Births]
  • 1952: Steven Barnes, American writer [category: Births]
  • 1952: Mariano Azuela, Mexican novelist (b. 1873) [category: Deaths]
  • 1953: M.K.Stalin, Indian Politician [category: Births]
  • 1953: Thomas "Hollywood" Henderson, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1953: Joseph Stalin suffers a stroke and collapses. He dies four days later. [category: Events]
  • 1954: Catherine Bach, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1954: Ron Howard, American actor and director [category: Births]
  • 1954: Nuclear testing: The Castle Bravo, a 15-megaton hydrogen bomb, is detonated on Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean, resulting in the worst radioactive contamination ever caused by the United States. [category: Events]
  • 1954: Puerto Rican nationalists attack the United States Capitol building, injuring five Representatives. [category: Events]
  • 1956: Dalia Grybauskaitė, Lithuanian politician [category: Births]
  • 1956: Tim Daly, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1956: Formation of the National People's Army [category: Events]
  • 1956: The International Air Transport Association finalizes a draft of the Radiotelephony spelling alphabet for the International Civil Aviation Organization. [category: Events]
  • 1957: Peter Athans, American mountaineer [category: Births]
  • 1958: Bertrand Piccard, Swiss balloonist and psychiatrist [category: Births]
  • 1958: Chosei Komatsu, Japanese conductor [category: Births]
  • 1958: Nik Kershaw, English musician [category: Births]
  • 1958: Samuel Alphonsus Stritch is appointed Pro-Prefect of the Propagation of Faith and thus becomes the first American member of the Roman Curia. [category: Events]
  • 1959: Diamanto Manolakou, Greek politician [category: Births]
  • 1959: Nick Griffin, British politician [category: Births]
  • 1960: William Bennett, English musician (Whitehouse) [category: Births]
  • 1961: President of the United States John F. Kennedy establishes the Peace Corps. [category: Events]
  • 1961: Uganda becomes self-governing and holds its first elections. [category: Events]
  • 1962: Bill Leen, American musicians (Gin Blossoms) [category: Births]
  • 1962: Mark Gardner, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1962: Melanie Moore, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1962: American Airlines Flight 1 crashes on take off in New York. [category: Events]
  • 1963: Dan Michaels, American musician and record producer (The Choir) [category: Births]
  • 1963: Maurice Benard, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1963: Rob Affuso, American drummer (Skid Row) [category: Births]
  • 1963: Ron Francis, Canadian ice hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1963: Russell Wong, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1963: Thomas Anders, German singer (Modern Talking) [category: Births]
  • 1963: Irish Meusel, American baseball player (b. 1893) [category: Deaths]
  • 1963: Jorge Daponte, Argentine racing driver (b. 1923) [category: Deaths]
  • 1964: Clinton Gregory, American musician [category: Births]
  • 1964: Paul Le Guen, French football manager [category: Births]
  • 1964: Villarrica Volcano begins a strombolian eruption causing lahars that destroy half of the town of Coñaripe. [category: Events]
  • 1965: Booker Huffman, American wrestler [category: Births]
  • 1965: Mary Lou Lord, American singer/songwriter [category: Births]
  • 1965: Stewart Elliott, Canadian jockey [category: Births]
  • 1965: Joseph-Eugène Limoges, Canadian bishop (b. 1879) [category: Deaths]
  • 1966: John David Cullum, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1966: Susan Auch, Canadian speed-skater [category: Births]
  • 1966: Zack Snyder, American film-maker [category: Births]
  • 1966: Fritz Houtermans, German physicist (b. 1903) [category: Deaths]
  • 1966: The Ba'ath Party takes power in Syria. [category: Events]
  • 1966: Venera 3 Soviet space probe crashes on Venus becoming the first spacecraft to land on another planet's surface. [category: Events]
  • 1967: Aron Winter, Dutch footballer [category: Births]
  • 1967: George Eads, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1967: Yelena Afanasyeva, Russian athlete [category: Births]
  • 1968: Salil Ankola, Indian cricketer and TV actor [category: Births]
  • 1969: Dafydd Ieuan, Welsh drummer (Super Furry Animals) [category: Births]
  • 1969: Doug Creek, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1969: Javier Bardem, Spanish actor [category: Births]
  • 1969: József Szabó, Hungarian swimmer [category: Births]
  • 1970: Jason V Brock, American author [category: Births]
  • 1970: Lucille Hegamin, American singer and entertainer (b. 1894) [category: Deaths]
  • 1971: Tyler Hamilton, American cyclist [category: Births]
  • 1971: A bomb explodes in a men's room in the United States Capitol: the Weather Underground claims responsibility. [category: Events]
  • 1971: President of Pakistan Yahya Khan indefinitely postpones the pending national assembly session, precipitating massive civil disobedience in East Pakistan. [category: Events]
  • 1972: The Thai province of Yasothon is created after being split off from the Ubon Ratchathani province. [category: Events]
  • 1973: Anton Gunn, American politician [category: Births]
  • 1973: Carlo Resoort, Dutch DJ [category: Births]
  • 1973: Chris Webber, American basketball player [category: Births]
  • 1973: Jack Davenport, English actor [category: Births]
  • 1973: Ryan Peake, Canadian guitarist (Nickelback) [category: Births]
  • 1973: Black September storms the Saudi embassy in Khartoum, Sudan, resulting in the assassination of three Western hostages. [category: Events]
  • 1974: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1974: Shane Harwood, Australian cricketer [category: Births]
  • 1974: Stephen Davis, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1974: Bobby Timmons, American jazz pianist (The Jazz Messengers) (b. 1935) [category: Deaths]
  • 1974: Watergate scandal: Seven are indicted for their role in the Watergate break-in and charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice. [category: Events]
  • 1975: Francesco Mazzariol, Italian rugby player [category: Births]
  • 1975: Maya Kulenovic, Canadian painter [category: Births]
  • 1975: Tate Stevens, American singer [category: Births]
  • 1976: Dave Malkoff, American TV news reporter [category: Births]
  • 1976: Peter F. Bell, Australian rules footballer [category: Births]
  • 1976: Travis Kvapil, American race car driver [category: Births]
  • 1976: Jean Martinon, French conductor and composer (b. 1910) [category: Deaths]
  • 1977: Esther Cañadas, Spanish actress and model [category: Births]
  • 1977: Rens Blom, Dutch athlete [category: Births]
  • 1978: Alicia Leigh Willis, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1978: Donovan Patton, Guamanian television star [category: Births]
  • 1978: Jensen Ackles, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1979: Ningombam Pramod, Indian Journalist [category: Births]
  • 1979: Éowyn, American singer-songwriter [category: Births]
  • 1979: Mustafa Barzani, Kurdish politician (b. 1903) [category: Deaths]
  • 1980: Abdur Rehman, Pakistani cricketer [category: Births]
  • 1980: Djimi Traoré, Malian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1980: Gennaro Bracigliano, French footballer [category: Births]
  • 1980: Sercan Güvenışık, Turkish footballer [category: Births]
  • 1980: Shahid Afridi, Pakistani cricketer [category: Births]
  • 1980: Dixie Dean, English footballer (b. 1907) [category: Deaths]
  • 1980: Wilhelmina, Dutch-American model (b. 1940) [category: Deaths]
  • 1981: Adam LaVorgna, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1981: Ana Hickmann, Brazilian supermodel [category: Births]
  • 1981: Brad Winchester, American ice hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1981: Will Power, Australian racing driver [category: Births]
  • 1981: Provisional Irish Republican Army member Bobby Sands begins his hunger strike in HM Prison Maze. [category: Events]
  • 1982: Juan Manuel Ortiz, Spanish footballer [category: Births]
  • 1982: Shalva Didebashvili, Georgian-born German rugby player [category: Births]
  • 1982: Frank Sargeson, New Zealand writer (b. 1903) [category: Deaths]
  • 1983: Blake Hawksworth, Canadian baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1983: Chris Hackett, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1983: Daniel Carvalho, Brazilian footballer [category: Births]
  • 1983: Dusty Dvoracek, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1983: Elan Sara DeFan, Mexican singer-songwriter [category: Births]
  • 1983: Arthur Koestler, Hungarian-British writer (b. 1905) [category: Deaths]
  • 1984: Alexander Steen, Canadian-born Swedish ice hockey player [category: Births]
  • 1984: Anthony Tupou, Australian rugby league footballer [category: Births]
  • 1984: Jacob Lillyman, Australian rugby league footballer [category: Births]
  • 1984: Naima Mora, American model [category: Births]
  • 1984: Jackie Coogan, American actor (b. 1914) [category: Deaths]
  • 1984: Roland Culver, British actor (b. 1900) [category: Deaths]
  • 1985: Andreas Ottl, German footballer [category: Births]
  • 1985: Jeremy Leman, American football player [category: Births]
  • 1986: Ettore Ewen, American professional wrestler [category: Births]
  • 1986: Jonathan Spector, American footballer [category: Births]
  • 1987: Anne Schäfer, German tennis player [category: Births]
  • 1987: Kesha (Kesha Rose Sebert), American singer [category: Births]
  • 1987: Sammie (Sammie Bush), American singer [category: Births]
  • 1988: Freddie Smith, American actor [category: Births]
  • 1988: Katija Pevec, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1988: Trevor Cahill, American baseball player [category: Births]
  • 1988: Joe Besser, American comedian and actor (b. 1907) [category: Deaths]
  • 1989: Anjo Buckman, German rugby player [category: Births]
  • 1989: Carlos Vela, Mexican footballer [category: Births]
  • 1989: Daniella Monet, American actress [category: Births]
  • 1989: Sonya Kitchell, American singer [category: Births]
  • 1989: Vasantdada Patil, Indian politician (b. 1917) [category: Deaths]
  • 1989: The United States becomes a member of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works. [category: Events]
  • 1990: Harry Eden, English actor [category: Births]
  • 1990: Steve Jackson Games is raided by the United States Secret Service, prompting the later formation of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. [category: Events]
  • 1991: Edwin H. Land, American scientist and inventor (Polaroid Corporation) (b. 1909) [category: Deaths]
  • 1992: Bosnia and Herzegovina declares its independence from Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. [category: Events]
  • 1993: Josh McEachran, English footballer [category: Births]
  • 1994: Justin Bieber, Canadian singer/songwriter [category: Births]
  • 1995: Jonathan Krohn, American political prodigy [category: Births]
  • 1995: Georges J.F. Kohler, German biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1946) [category: Deaths]
  • 1995: Vladislav Listyev, Russian television journalist (b. 1956) [category: Deaths]
  • 1995: Prime Minister of Poland Waldemar Pawlak resigns from parliament and is replaced by ex-communist Józef Oleksy. [category: Events]
  • 1995: Yahoo! is incorporated. [category: Events]
  • 1996: Ye Shiwen, Chinese swimmer, Olympic gold medalist [category: Births]
  • 1998: Titanic became the first film to gross over $1 billion worldwide. [category: Events]
  • 2000: Hans Blix assumes the position of Executive Chairman of UNMOVIC. [category: Events]
  • 2000: The Constitution of Finland is rewritten. [category: Events]
  • 2001: Henry Wade, American lawyer (b. 1914) [category: Deaths]
  • 2002: C. Farris Bryant, 34th Governor of Florida (b. 1914) [category: Deaths]
  • 2002: The Envisat environmental satellite successfully reaches an orbit 800 kilometers (500 mi) above the Earth on its 11th launch, carrying the heaviest payload to date at 8500 kilograms (8.5 tons). [category: Events]
  • 2002: The peseta is discontinued as official currency of Spain and is replaced by the euro (€). [category: Events]
  • 2002: U.S. invasion of Afghanistan: Operation Anaconda begins in eastern Afghanistan. [category: Events]
  • 2003: Management of the United States Customs Service and the United States Secret Service move to the United States Department of Homeland Security. [category: Events]
  • 2003: The International Criminal Court holds its inaugural session in The Hague. [category: Events]
  • 2004: Mian Ghulam Jilani, Pakistani general (b. 1914) [category: Deaths]
  • 2004: Mohammed Bahr al-Uloum becomes President of Iraq. [category: Events]
  • 2005: Peter Malkin, Israeli secret agent (b. 1927) [category: Deaths]
  • 2005: US Supreme Court rules that the execution of juveniles found guilty of murder is unconstitutional marking a change in "national standards,". [category: Events]
  • 2006: Harry Browne, American politician and author (b. 1933) [category: Deaths]
  • 2006: Jack Wild, British actor (b. 1952) [category: Deaths]
  • 2006: Johnny Jackson, American musician (The Jackson 5) (b. 1951) [category: Deaths]
  • 2006: Peter Osgood, English footballer (b. 1947) [category: Deaths]
  • 2006: English-language Wikipedia reaches its one millionth article, Jordanhill railway station. [category: Events]
  • 2007: Squatters are evicted from Ungdomshuset in Copenhagen, Denmark, provoking the March 2007 Denmark Riots. [category: Events]
  • 2007: Tornadoes break out across the southern United States, killing at least 20; eight of the deaths are at a high school in Enterprise, Alabama. [category: Events]
  • 2008: Raul Reyes, second-in-command of FARC guerrilla (b. 1948) [category: Deaths]
  • 2008: The Armenian police clashed with peaceful opposition rally protesting against allegedly fraudulent presidential elections 2008 [category: Events]
  • 2010: Kristian Digby, British television presenter and director (b. 1977) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Andrew Breitbart, American publisher and conservative political commentator (b. 1969) [category: Deaths]
  • 2012: Lucio Dalla, Italian singer (b. 1943) [category: Deaths]
  • 509_bc: Publius Valerius Publicola, Roman consul, celebrates the first triumph of the Roman Republic after his victory over the deposed king Lucius Tarquinius Superbus at the Battle of Silva Arsia. [category: Events]
  • 752_bc: Romulus, legendary first king of Rome, celebrates the first Roman triumph after his victory over the Caeninenses, following The Rape of the Sabine Women. [category: Events]
  • 86_bc: Lucius Cornelius Sulla, at the head of a Roman Republic army, enters Athens, removing the tyrant Aristion who was supported by troops of Mithridates VI of Pontus. [category: Events]
  • _: Albin [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Beer Day, marked the end of beer prohibition in 1989 (Iceland) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Carnaval de la Laetare (Stavelot) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Christian Feast Day: [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: David [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Earliest day on which Casimir Pulaski Day can fall, while March 7 is the latest; celebrated on the first Monday in March. (Illinois) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Earliest day on which Laetare Sunday can fall, while April 4 is the latest; celebrated on the fourth Sunday of Lent. (Western Christianity), and its related observances: [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Feriae Marti in honor of Mars [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Bosnia and Herzegovina from Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in 1992. [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: March 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: March 1st Movement Remembrance Day or Samiljeol; 삼일절 (South Korea) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Martenitsa (Bulgaria) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Matronalia in honor of Juno [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Monan [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Mothering Sunday (United Kingdom) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Mărțișor (Romania and Moldova) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: National Pig Day, a minor observance (United States) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Renewal of the Vestal fire [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Roman New Year observances: [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Saint David's Day or Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Sant (Wales and Welsh communities) [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Self Injury Awareness Day [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: Suitbert [category: Holidays and observances]
  • _: The final day (fourth or fifth) of Ayyám-i-Há (Bahá'í Faith) [category: Holidays and observances]