Historical Events on March 7, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on March 7th This Day in History

Year Name
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 The British House of Commons votes to make the upper chamber, the House of Lords, 100% elected.
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 In a mosque in Tehran president Ali Razmara was shot by and Islamic fundamentalists of Fedayan I-Islam.
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.
1936 Prelude to World War II: In violation of the Locarno Pact and the Treaty of Versailles, Germany reoccupies the Rhineland.
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 Stephen Tempier, bishop of Paris, condemns 219 philosophical and theological theses.
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
1986 Ben Griffin, Australian footballer
1950 J. R. Richard, American baseball player and minister
1955 Tommy Kramer, American football player
1903 Maud Lewis, Canadian folk artist (d. 1970)
1945 Arthur Lee, American singer-songwriter and musician (d. 2006)
1957 Robert Harris, English journalist and author
1886 G. I. Taylor, English mathematician and physicist (d. 1975)
1957 Tomás Yarrington, Mexican economist and politician, Governor of Tamaulipas
1944 Ranulph Fiennes, English soldier and explorer
1962 Taylor Dayne, American singer-songwriter and actress
Famous People Deaths On March 7

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Date Name
2013 Claude King, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1923)
2013 Damiano Damiani, Italian director and screenwriter (b. 1922)
1957 Wyndham Lewis, English painter and critic (b. 1882)
1976 Wright Patman, American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician (b. 1893)
1991 Cool Papa Bell, American baseball player (b. 1903)
2017 Lynne Stewart, American attorney and activist (b. 1939)
1988 Divine, American drag queen and film actor (b. 1945)
1986 Jacob K. Javits, American colonel and politician, 58th New York State Attorney General (b. 1904)
1993 Tony Harris, South African cricketer (b. 1916)
1983 Igor Markevitch, Ukrainian conductor and composer (b. 1912)