Historical Events in March, Month of March Events

Here is a list of some historical events in March. You can learn What major event happened in March?

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March 11, 843 Triumph of Orthodoxy: Empress Theodora II restores the veneration of icons in the Orthodox churches in the Byzantine Empire.
March 1, 1939 An Imperial Japanese Army ammunition dump explodes at Hirakata, Osaka, Japan, killing 94.
March 7, 161 Marcus Aurelius and L. Commodus (who changes his name to Lucius Verus) become joint emperors of Rome on the death of Antoninus Pius.
March 4, 1966 In an interview in the London Evening Standard, The Beatles' John Lennon declares that the band is "more popular than Jesus now".
March 27, 1975 Construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System begins.
March 6, 1323 Treaty of Paris of 1323 is signed.
March 10, 1891 Almon Strowger patents the Strowger switch, a device which led to the automation of telephone circuit switching.
March 5, 1944 World War II: The Red Army begins the Uman–Botoșani Offensive in the western Ukrainian SSR.
March 4, 1966 A Canadian Pacific Air Lines DC-8-43 explodes on landing at Tokyo International Airport, killing 64 people.
March 13, 2020 President Donald Trump declares the COVID-19 pandemic to be a national emergency in the United States.
March 18, 1937 Spanish Civil War: Spanish Republican forces defeat the Italians at the Battle of Guadalajara.
March 22, 1933 Nazi Germany opens its first concentration camp, Dachau.
March 4, 1837 The city of Chicago is incorporated.
March 1, 293 Emperor Diocletian and Maximian appoint Constantius Chlorus and Galerius as Caesars. This is considered the beginning of the Tetrarchy, known as the Quattuor Principes Mundi ("Four Rulers of the World").
March 31, 1958 In the Canadian federal election, the Progressive Conservatives, led by John Diefenbaker, win the largest percentage of seats in Canadian history, with 208 seats of 265.

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