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What Happened on March 7th This Day in History

Year Name
2021 At least 105 die and 600 are injured in the 2021 Bata explosions in Bata, Equatorial Guinea.
2009 The Real Irish Republican Army kills two British soldiers and injures two other soldiers and two civilians at Massereene Barracks, the first British military deaths in Northern Ireland since the end of The Troubles.
2007 Reform of the House of Lords: The British House of Commons votes to make the upper chamber, the House of Lords, 100% elected.
2007 Garuda Indonesia Flight 200 crashes at Adisutjipto International Airport in the Special Region of Yogyakarta, Indonesia, killing 21 people.
2006 The terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba coordinates a series of bombings in Varanasi, India.
1993 The tugboat Thomas Hebert sank off the coast of New Jersey, USA.
1989 Iran and the United Kingdom break diplomatic relations after a fight over Salman Rushdie and his controversial novel, The Satanic Verses.
1987 Lieyu massacre: Taiwanese military massacre of 19 unarmed Vietnamese refugees at Donggang, Lieyu, Kinmen.
1986 Challenger Disaster: Divers from the USS Preserver locate the crew cabin of Challenger on the ocean floor.
1971 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, political leader of then East Pakistan (present day-Bangladesh), delivers his historic 7th March speech in the Racecourse Field (Now Suhrawardy Udyan) in Dhaka.
1968 Vietnam War: The United States and South Vietnamese military begin Operation Truong Cong Dinh to root out Viet Cong forces from the area surrounding Mỹ Tho.
1967 The Majelis Permusyawaratan Rakyat Sementara (MPRS), Indonesia's provisional parliament, revoked Sukarno's mandate as President of Indonesia.
1965 Bloody Sunday: A group of 600 civil rights marchers is brutally attacked by state and local police in Selma, Alabama.
1951 Korean War: Operation Ripper: United Nations troops led by General Matthew Ridgway begin an assault against Chinese forces.
1951 Iranian prime minister Ali Razmara is assassinated by Khalil Tahmasebi, a member of the Islamic fundamentalist Fada'iyan-e Islam, inside a mosque in Tehran.
1950 Cold War: The Soviet Union issues a statement denying that Klaus Fuchs served as a Soviet spy.
1945 World War II: American troops seize the Ludendorff Bridge over the Rhine river at Remagen.
1941 Günther Prien and the crew of German submarine U-47, one of the most successful U-boats of World War II, disappear without a trace.
1931 The Parliament House of Finland was officially inaugurated in Helsinki, Finland.
1914 Prince William of Wied arrives in Albania to begin his reign as King.
1902 Second Boer War: Boers, led by Koos de la Rey, inflict the biggest defeat upon the British since the beginning of the war, at Tweebosch.
1900 The German liner SS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse becomes the first ship to send wireless signals to shore.
1876 Alexander Graham Bell is granted a patent for an invention he calls the "telephone".
1862 American Civil War: Union forces engage Confederate troops at the Pea Ridge in northwestern Arkansas.
1850 Senator Daniel Webster gives his "Seventh of March" speech endorsing the Compromise of 1850 in order to prevent a possible civil war.
1827 Brazilian marines unsuccessfully attack the temporary naval base of Carmen de Patagones, Argentina.
1827 Shrigley abduction: Ellen Turner is abducted by Edward Gibbon Wakefield, a future politician in colonial New Zealand.
1814 Emperor Napoleon I of France wins the Battle of Craonne.
1799 Napoleon Bonaparte captures Jaffa in Palestine and his troops proceed to kill more than 2,000 Albanian captives.
1573 A peace treaty is signed between the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Venice, ending the Ottoman–Venetian War and leaving Cyprus in Ottoman hands.
1277 The University of Paris issues the last in a series of condemnations of various philosophical and theological theses.
1138 Konrad III von Hohenstaufen was elected king of Germany at Coblenz in the presence of the papal legate Theodwin.
161 Marcus Aurelius and L. Commodus (who changes his name to Lucius Verus) become joint emperors of Rome on the death of Antoninus Pius.
Famous People Born on March 7

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Year Name
1973 Sébastien Izambard, French tenor and producer
1903 Maud Lewis, Canadian folk artist (d. 1970)
1886 Wilson Dallam Wallis, American anthropologist (d. 1970)
1927 James Broderick, American actor and director (d. 1982)
1973 Jason Bright, Australian race car driver
1995 Aboubakar Kamara, French footballer
1983 Manucho, Angolan footballer
1933 Jackie Blanchflower, Northern Irish footballer and accountant (d. 1998)
1939 Danyel Gérard, French singer-songwriter
1785 Alessandro Manzoni, Italian author and poet (d. 1873)
Famous People Deaths On March 7

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Date Name
1931 Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Finnish artist (b. 1865)
1904 Ferdinand André Fouqué, French geologist and petrologist (b. 1828)
1997 Edward Mills Purcell, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1912)
1983 Igor Markevitch, Ukrainian conductor and composer (b. 1912)
1809 Jean-Pierre Blanchard, French inventor, best known as a pioneer in balloon flight (b. 1753)
2007 Ronnie Wells, American singer and educator (b. 1943)
161 Antoninus Pius, Roman emperor (b. 86)
2017 Lynne Stewart, American attorney and activist (b. 1939)
1928 Robert Abbe, American surgeon and radiologist (b. 1851)
1993 Tony Harris, South African cricketer (b. 1916)