7th of March is the 66th Day of the Year (67th on a leap year)
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Emperor Antoninus Pius dies.
He is succeeded
by co-Emperors Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus.
Emperor Constantine I decrees that the dies Solis invicti (sun-day)
is the day of rest in the Empire.
first official rules of golf are
recorded in the minutes of Edinburgh Council
after players at Leith Links demanded that the rules be written down
before a competition.
7th of March Speech
patented by Alexander Graham Bell in the United States
Palace's roof is partly destroyed by fire
telephone call between London &
New York City
Royal College of Physicians report
highlighted the dangers of
Marines land in South Vietnam
you pray, move your feet"
About 525 people began a 54 mile march from Selma, Alabama
To the state capital in Montgomery. They were demonstrating
for African American voting rights and to commemorate the
death of Jimmie Lee Jackson, shot three weeks earlier by
a sate trooper while trying to protect his mother at a
civil rights demonstration.
outskirts of Selma, after crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge, the
marchers, in plain sight of photographers and journalists, were brutally
assaulted by heavily armed state troopers and deputies.
This day became known as Bloody Sunday.
BBC broadcasts colour television for the first time.
members of the IRA are shot dead by SAS soldiers Gibraltar.
occupying forces fire on Tibetan monks and civilians
Lord Goldsmith informs
Tony Blair that case for invading Iraq was illegal.
Spongebob Squarepants The
Movie is set on the 7th March