What are the important events that happened on March 7? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 7: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 7 is the 67th day of the year 2016 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 299 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 23, 2016 – a Monday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 1,457,308,800 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hexacontaheptagon’ day.

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Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 327 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 1,172 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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March 7 Historical Events

  • 321
    Emperor Constantine I decrees that the dies Solis Invicti (sun-day) is the day of rest in the Empire.
  • 1827
    Shrigley Abduction: Ellen Turner is abducted by Edward Gibbon Wakefield, a future politician in colonial New Zealand.
  • 1862
    American Civil War: Union forces defeat Confederate troops at Pea Ridge in northwestern Arkansas.
  • 1876
    Alexander Graham Bell is granted a patent for an invention he calls the telephone.
  • 1914
    Prince William of Wied arrives in Albania to begin his reign.
  • 1945
    World War II: American troops seize the Ludendorff Bridge over the Rhine River at Remagen.
  • 1951
    Korean War: Operation Ripper – United Nations troops led by General Matthew Ridgeway begin an assault against Chinese forces.
  • 1986
    Challenger Disaster: Divers from the USS Preserver locate the crew cabin of Challenger on the ocean floor.
  • 2006
    The terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba coordinates a series of bombings in Varanasi, India.
  • 2007
    The British House of Commons votes to make the upper chamber, the House of Lords, 100% elected.

Who were born on March 7?

  • 189
    Publius Septimius Geta, Roman Emperor (d. 211)
  • 1715
    Ewald Christian von Kleist, German poet (d. 1759)
  • 1944
    Zhiuli Shartava, Georgian politician and the Head of the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of Abkhazia (d. 1993)
  • 1945
    John Heard, American actor
  • 1946
    Daniel Goleman, American author and psychologist
  • 1965
    Cameron Daddo, Australian actor
  • 1967
    Ai Yazawa, Japanese manga artist
  • 1974
    Facundo Sava, Argentine footballer
  • 1985
    Andre Fluellen, American football player
  • 1990
    Choi Jong Hun, South Korean guitarist, leader in F.T. Island

Who died on March 7?

  • 1578
    Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox (b. 1515)
  • 1724
    Pope Innocent XIII (b. 1655)
  • 1778
    Charles De Geer, Swedish industrialist (b. 1720)
  • 1913
    Emily Pauline Johnson, Native Canadian poet (b. 1861)
  • 1932
    Aristide Briand, Nobel Peace Prize laureate (b. 1862)
  • 1967
    Alice B. Toklas, American companion to Gertrude Stein (b. 1877)
  • 1981
    Kiril Kondrashin, Russian conductor (b. 1914)
  • 1988
    Robert Livingston, American film actor (b. 1904)
  • 1999
    Sidney Gottlieb, American CIA official (b. 1918)
  • 2006
    Ali Farka Touré, Malian musician (b. 1939)

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