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Sunday, March 26, 2017
 
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26 March

On this day in 2008, President Musharraf swears in newly chosen Prime Minister of Pakistan following the result of elections in Pakistan one ...

25 March

On this day in 1982, Wayne Gretzky became the first player in the NHL to score 200 points in a season. 

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24 March

On this day in 1882, In Berlin, German scientist Robert Koch announced the discovery of the tuberculosis germ (bacillus). 

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23 March
On March 23, 1931, Bhagat Singh was hanged in Lahore with his fellow comrades Rajguru and Sukhdev. His supporters, who had been protesting against the ...
22 March

On this day in 1977, India's Prime Minister Indira Gandhi resigned after losing her seat in parliamentary elections.

In 1457, ...
21 March

On March 21, 1994, Wayne Gretzky tied Gordie Howe's NHL record of 801 goals. 

In 1790, Thomas Jefferson reported ...
20 March

On this very day in 1999, Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones became the first men to circumnavigate the Earth in a hot air ...

19 March

On this day in 1702, Anne Stuart succeeds to the throne of England, Scotland and Ireland after the death of William III of ...

18 March

On this day in 1945, Maurice "Rocket" Richard became the first National Hockey League (NHL) player to score 50 goals. 

17 March

On March 17, in 1969, Golda Meir became the first female Prime Minister of Israel.

In 461 A.D., Bishop ...
16 March

On this day in 1926, the US professor and scientist Robert Hutchings Goddard, Ph.D. launched the world's first liquid-fueled rocket. 

15 March

On this day in 2003, Hu Jintao was chosen to replace Jiang Zemin as the president of China.

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14 March

This day in history marks the 101st birth anniversary of origami grandmaster Akira Yoshizawa. He is credited with raising origami from a craft to a living ...

13 March

 

In 1639, Cambridge College was renamed Harvard University. In 1781, the German-born English astronomer Sir William Herschel discovered the planet Georgium Sidus, later known ...
12 March

On this day in 1993, Janet Reno was sworn in as the first female U.S. attorney general.

In 1609, ...
11 March

On this day in 1985, Mikhail Gorbachev was named the new chairman of the Soviet Communist Party. In 1649, the peace of Rueil ...

10 March

On this day in 1785, Thomas Jefferson was appointed minister to France. He succeeded Benjamin Franklin.

In 1629, Charles ...
9 March
In 1788, Connecticut became the 5th state to join the United States. In 1793, Jean Pierre Blanchard made the first balloon flight in North America. The ...
8 March

 

This day is celebrated as Women's day all over the world. In 1782, A peaceful settlement of Delaware Indians were massacred by militia at ...
7 March

On this day in 1969, Israel elected Golda Meir, to become the first female prime minister of Israel. 

In 322 BC, Aristotle, ...
6 March

On this day in 1521, Ferdinand Magellan discovered Guam. In 1820, the Missouri Compromise was enacted by the U.S. Congress and signed by ...

5 March

On this day in 1946, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill delivered his famous “Iron Curtain” speech at Westminster College in Fulton, Mo.  “From Stettin in the ...

4 March

On this day in 1861, Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated as the 16th President of the United States. Also the Confederate States of America ...

3 March

On March 3, 2005, Steve Fossett became the first person to fly solo nonstop around the world in a balloon without refueling. In 1812, the ...

2 March

On this day in 1990, Nelson Mandela was elected as deputy President of the ANC. He was the first South African president to ...

1 March

On this day in 1995, Yahoo! was incorporated. It is an American multinational internet corporation headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, United States. It is ...