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15th March 1990 (29 Years)
Mikhail Gorbachev became president of Soviet Union.
15th March 1990 (29 Years)
Michael Gorbachev becomes president of the Soviet Union.
16th March 1957 (62 Years)
Romanian Abstract Sculptor Constantin Brancusi died.
16th March 1976 (43 Years)
British Prime Minister Harold Wilson resigned, citing personal reasons.
17th March 1905 (114 Years)
Franklin Roosevelt married Eleanor Roosevelt.
17th March 1919 (100 Years)
Nat King Cole was born.
17th March 1938 (81 Years)
Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev, Russian-French dancer and choreographer, was born.
17th March 1941 (78 Years)
The National Gallery of Art was officially opened in Washington by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
17th March 1944 (75 Years)
Pattie Boyd, English model and photographer, was born.
18th March 1766 (253 Years)
American Revolution: the British Parliament repealed the Stamp Act.
18th March 1768 (251 Years)
Laurence Sterne, Irish novelist, died.
18th March 1937 (82 Years)
Charles Haslewood Shannon, lithographer and painter died.
18th March 1944 (75 Years)
Last eruption of Mount Vesuvius, killing over 100 people.
19th March 1936 (83 Years)
Ursula Andress, Swiss film and television actress, former model and sex symbol, was born.
19th March 1997 (22 Years)
Willem de Kooning, Dutch-American abstract expressionist artist, died.
20th March 1616 (403 Years)
Sir Walter Raleigh is freed from the Tower of London after 13 years of imprisonment.
20th March 1727 (292 Years)
Sir Isaac Newton, mathematician and scientist, dies.
20th March 1916 (103 Years)
Albert Einstein publishes his general theory of relativity.
20th March 1916 (103 Years)
Albert Einstein publishes his general theory of relativity.
20th March 1969 (50 Years)
John Lennon and Yoko Ono get married.
21st March 1617 (402 Years)
Pocahontas, Native American princess, died and was buried in the parish of Saint George's, Gravesend, Kent.
21st March 1867 (152 Years)
Florenz (Flo) Edward Ziegfeld Jr., American Broadway impresario notable for the Ziegfeld Follies, inspired by the Folies Bergère, was born.
22nd March 1765 (254 Years)
The British Parliament passes the Stamp Act that introduces a tax to be levied directly on its American colonies.
22nd March 1948 (71 Years)
Andrew Lloyd Webber, English director and composer, was born.
22nd March 1961 (58 Years)
John Profumo, British Secretary of State for War, denied in a statement any impropriety with the model, Christine Keeler.
22nd March 1963 (56 Years)
Please Please Me, the debut studio album by the Beatles, is released.
23rd March 1916 (103 Years)
Yuan Shikai abdicated throne of the Empire of China.
23rd March 2011 (8 Years)
Elizabeth Taylor, British-American actress, dies.
24th March 1693 (326 Years)
John Harrison, English carpenter and clock-maker, inventor of the Marine chronometer, was born.
24th March 1834 (185 Years)
William Morris was born.

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