Tuesday, March 7, 2017

March 7: On This Day in History

On This Day in History

March 7, 2017

 Historical Events

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

1530  King Henry VIII's divorce request is denied by the Pope. Henry then declares that he, not the Pope, is supreme head of England's church

1876  Alexander Graham Bell patents telephone

1912  Roald Amundsen announces discovery of the South Pole

1917  Russian February Revolution breaks out [OS=Feb 24] with strike at Putilov factory in Petrograd

1936  Hitler breaks Treaty of Versailles, sends troops to Rhineland

More Historical Events

Famous Birthdays


Bryan Cranston

61st Birthday


Ivan Lendl

57th Birthday
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Famous Deaths


Antoninus Pius

(86 - 161)

Cool Papa Bell

(1903 - 1991)
More Famous Deaths

March 8th: Sinatra Snaps the Fight of the Century


Sinatra does it his way and secures a ringside seat as a photographer for the "Fight of the Century" between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier.
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