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7 March

161 – Roman Empire – Emperor Antonius Pius died.  Caesar Lucius Aurelius Verus Augustus became Roman Emperor. http://www.roman-empire.net/highpoint/verus.html

169 – Roman Empire – Emperor Lucius Verus died.  Caesar Marcus Aurelius Antonius Augustus became Roman Emperor. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marcus_Aurelius

321 – Roman Empire – Constantine I decreed the dies Solis Invicti (sun-day) day of rest. http://www.themystica.com/mystica/articles/c/christ_constantine_sol_invictus.html

1724 – Rome – Pope Innocent XIII died. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Innocent_XIII

1799 – Ottoman Empire – Siege of Jaffa ended (Egypt-Syrian Campaign). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Jaffa

1814 – France – Battle of Craonne (War of Sixth Coalition). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Craonne

1886 – Brazil – City of Lábrea founded.

1902 – South Africa – Battle of Tweebosch (Second Boar War). http://samilitaryhistory.org/vol054jo.html

1918 – UK – Air Raid on London & Southeast England (WWI). http://www.westernfrontassociation.com/component/content/article.html#sthash.9VeJEpHS.dpbs

1927 – Japan – Earthquake measuring 7.6Mw, epicentre in Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki region, 3,020 killed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1927_Kita_Tango_earthquake

1936 – Rhineland – Reoccupied by Germany. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Remilitarization_of_the_Rhineland

1938 – India – Air France plane crashed at Datia, Madhya Pradesh, 7 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19380307-0

1944 – China – CNAC plane crashed, 2 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19440307-1

1945 – Germany – Operation Lumberjack began (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Lumberjack

1950 – USA – Northwest Orient Airlines Flight 307 crashed near St. Paul International Airport, Minneapolis, 15 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19500307-0

1951 – South Korea – Operation Ripper began (Korean War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Ripper

1952 – Switzerland – USAF plane crashed at Guggi Glacier, Swiss Alps, 8 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19520307-1


1965 – USA – Selma to Montgomery marches began. https://youtu.be/gM-tfj6lp6w https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Selma_to_Montgomery_marches

1968 – South Vietnam – Operation Truong Cong Dinh began (Vietnam War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Truong_Cong_Dinh

2006 – India – Varanasi Bombings, 28 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006_Varanasi_bombings

1989 – UK/Iran – Break diplomatic relations.

2007 – Indonesia – Garuda Indonesia Airways Flight 200 crashed at Yogyakarta-Adisutjipto Airport, 22 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20070307-0

2007 – UK – House of Commons voted to make the House of Lords 100% elected. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/6420965.stm

2009 – Northern Ireland – Messereene Barracks Shooting, 2 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_Massereene_Barracks_shooting

2009 – USA – Kepler space observatory launched. http://kepler.nasa.gov/

2016 – Australia – Shooting at factory in Sydney. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-35742169

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1596 – Henry de Alms was executed at Tyburn Gallows. http://pastsearch-archaeo-history.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Criminals-and-Executions-Jan12.pdf

1905 – High School for Dancing (8 Stonegate) held a Japanese Carnival & Fancy Dress Ball.