Romulus, first king of Rome, celebrates the first Roman triumph after his victory over the Caeninenses, following the Rape of the Sabine Women.
Lucius Cornelius Sulla, at the head of a Roman Republic army, enters Athens, removing the tyrant Aristion who was supported by troops of Mithridates VI of Pontus.
Roman emperor Maximianus introduces tetrarchy
Crispus and Constantine II, sons of Roman Emperor Constantine I, and Licinius Iunior, son of Emperor Licinius, are made Caesares
St Felix III ends his reign as Catholic Pope
St Gelasius I begins his reign as Catholic Pope
John VII begins his reign as Catholic Pope
Slave export by Christians to heathen areas prohibited
Balderik becomes bishop of Utrecht
Hulagu Khan, grandson of Genghis, conquerors Damascus
French Maillotin uprises against taxes
Pope Martinus I calls for crusade against the hussieten
The Unitas Fratrum is established in the village of Kunvald, on the Bohemian-Moravian borderland. It is to date the second oldest Protestant denomination.
Blood bath at Vassy: Gen de Guise allows 1200 huguenots murder
Portuguese soldier Estácio de Sá founds the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
English parliament leader Peter Wentworth confined in London Tower
Pope Gregory XIV threatens to excommunicate French King Henri IV
The Uppsala Synod is summoned to confirm the exact forms of the Lutheran Church of Sweden.
Writs are issued in February by Charles I of England mandating that every county in England (not just seaport towns) pay ship tax by this date.
Samuel de Champlain reclaims his role as commander of New France on behalf of Cardinal Richelieu.
Battle at Smolensk: Polish King Wladyslaw IV beats Russians
Georgeana (York) Maine became the 1st incorporated American city
Sarah Goode, Sarah Osborne, & Tituba arrested for witchcraft (Salem, MA)
"The Spectator" begins publishing (London)
Pennsylvania becomes 1st US state to abolish slavery (for new-borns only)
Continental Congress adopts Articles of Confederation
E Kidner opens 1st cooking school, in Great Britain
Philadelphia Society for the Promotion of Agriculture organized
1st US census authorized
US Presidential Succession Act passed
1st National Meeting in the Hague
Ohio becomes 17th state
Embargo Act of 1807 repealed & Non-Intercourse Act signed
Egyptian king Muhammad Ali Pasha oversees ceremonial murder of 500
French Civil Code of Criminal law accepted by Netherlands Mamelukes in Cairo's Citadel
Sunday observance in Netherlands regulated by law
Adolphe Thiers becomes prime minister of France.
President Tyler signs a resolution annexing the Republic of Texas
Michigan becomes 1st English-speaking jurisdiction to abolish the death penalty (except for treason against the state)
Archibald William Montgomerie, 13th Earl of Eglinton appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
SS City of Glasgow leaves Liverpool harbor & is never seen again
German psychologist Friedrich Eduard Beneke disappears; two years later his remains are found in a canal near Charlottenburg.
Present seal of SF adopted (its 2nd)
Louis Ducos du Hauron patents movie machine (never built)
Rebecca Lee (US) becomes 1st black woman to receive a medical degree
Paraguayan canoes sink 2 Brazilian ironclads on Rio Parana
Howard University, Washington DC, chartered
Most of Nebraska becomes 37th US state (expanded later)
Postage stamps showing scenes are issued for 1st time
J Milton Turner named minister to Liberia
Yellowstone becomes world's 1st national park
E. Remington and Sons in Ilion, New York begins production of the first practical typewriter.
Congress passes Civil Rights Act; invalidated by Supreme Ct, 1883
Guernsey Cattle Club forms (Farmington Conn)
First winter ascent of Aneto
Library of Hawaii founded
The Anglo-Chinese School, Singapore is founded by Bishop William Oldham.
1st US edition of Sherlock Holmes (Study in Scarlet) published
Diplomatic Appropriation Act, authorizes the US rank of ambassador
Battle of Adwa: 80,000 Ethiopians destroy 20,000 Italians in Ethopia
Henri Becquerel discovers radioactivity.
England regains cricket Ashes taking a 3-1 series lead v Australia
1st US university school of nursing established, Univ of Minn
3 passenger trains buried at Steven's Pass in Cascade Range. 118 die. Worst snow slide in US history
Capt Albert Berry performs 1st parachute jump from an airplane
Isabella Goodwin, 1st US woman detective, appointed, NYC
1st state law requiring bonding of officers & state employees, ND
Federal income tax takes effect (16th amendment)
Dutch Minister of war H Colijn named director of British Petroleum
The Republic of China joins the Universal Postal Union.
Germany begins attacking ships in the Atlantic
1st federal land bank chartered
U.S. government releases the plaintext of the Zimmermann Telegram to the public.
Demonstrations for Korean independence from Japan begin
March 1st Movement begins in Korea.
Austria becomes a kingdom again, under Adm Horthy
Buriat ASSR, in RSFSR, constituted
Australia Cricket team complete 5-0 drubbing of England
Rwanda ceded to Great Britain
Sailors revolt in Kronstadt Russia
Allies occupy Ruhrgebied: killing railroad striker
Germany's prohibition of Communist Party KPD lifted
Bank of Italy becomes a Natl Bank
Paul Whiteman & orchestra record "Ol' Man River" for Victor Records
Charles Lindbergh Jr (20 months), kidnapped in NJ; found dead May 12
12 pro-independence revolutionaries captured in and around Chittagong in Bengal province, British India are sentenced to deportation for life, two to three-year prison terms with the remaining 32 being acquitted.
The 20 month old son of Charles and Anne Lindbergh is kidnapped from their home in East Amwell, New Jersey in what became known as the "Lindbergh kidnapping"
Bank holidays declared in 6 states, to prevent run on banks
Henry Pu Yi crowned emperor Kang Teh of Manchuria
Primo Carnera beats Tommy Loughran in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
The Hoover Dam is completed.
A strike occurs aboard the S.S. California, leading to the demise of the International Seamen's Union and the creation of the National Maritime Union.
1st permanent automobile license plates issued (Ct)
Gov Wouters innaugrates the radio station on the Dutch Antilles
US Steel raises workers' wages to $5 a day
Japanese Imperial Army ammunition dump exploded at Hirakata, Osaka, Japan, killing 94.
Richard Wright's novel "Native Son" is published
"Captain America" appears in a comic book
1st US commercial FM radio station goes on the air, Nashville, Tenn
Elmer Layden becomes 1st NFL commissioner
German troops invade Bulgaria
Himmler inspects Auschwitz concentration camp
3 day Battle of Java Sea ends, US suffers a major naval defeat
Baseball decides that players in milt can't play when on furlough
J Milton Cage Jr's "Imaginary Landscape No 3," premieres in Chicago
Japanese troops occupy Kalidjati airport in Java
Suriname camp for NSB people opens to save Jews
Tito establishes 2nd Proletarit Brigade in Bosnia
Jewish old age home for disabled in Amsterdam raided
Massive strikes in Northern Italian towns
U-358 sinks in Atlantic
British 43rd Division under Gen Essame occupies Xanten
Chinese 30th division occupies Hsenwi
FDR announces success of Yalta Conference
Fieldmarshal Kesselring succeeds von Rundstedt as commander
US infantry regiment captures Mönchengladbach
British government takes control of Bank of England, after 252 years
Panama accepts its new constitution
The Bank of England is nationalised.
International Monetary Fund begins operation
Joe Louis retires as heavyweight boxing champ
The Browns, owners of Sportsman's Park, move to evict the Cardinals
Indonesia seizes Yogyakarta from the Dutch.
Chiang Kai-shek resumed the presidency of National China on Formosa
Klaus Fuchs sentenced to 14 years for atomic espionage (London)
USSR issues golden rubles
Egyptian government-Ali Maher Pasja resigns
Helgoland, in North Sea, returned to West Germany by Britain
Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open
KAUZ TV channel 6 in Wichita Falls, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
KTNT (now KSTW) TV channel 11 in Tacoma-Seattle, WA (IND) begins
WJZ-AM in NYC becomes WABC; WJZ-TV in Baltimore final transmission
WTAJ TV channel 10 in Altoona, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting
Joseph Stalin suffers a stroke and collapses. He dies four days later.
4 Puerto Ricans open fire in US house of reps injuring 5 reps
In spring training, baseballer Ted Williams breaks his collarbone
Rebellion during visit of pres Naguib in Khartoum Sudan, 30 die
US explodes Castle Bravo, 15 megaton hydrogen bomb at Bikini Atoll - most powerful nuclear device ever detonated by the US
Israeli assault on Gaza, kills 48
KFAR (now KATN) TV channel 2 in Fairbanks, AK (ABC/NBC) 1st broadcast
Pakistan v India 5 Test Cricket series ends in a 0-0 draw
The International Air Transport Association finalizes a draft of the Radiotelephony spelling alphabet for the International Civil Aviation Organization.
"Ziegfeld Follies of 1957" opens at Winter Garden NYC for 123 perfs
KTWO TV channel 2 in Casper, WY (NBC/ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting
Kokomo the Chimp becomes Today Show animal editor
Gary Sobers 365* v Pak, 614 min, 38 fours, best Cricket before Lara
Sobers completes 446 stand for 2nd wicket with Conrad Hunte, 260
West Indies cricket declare at stumps score of 3-790 decl v Pakistan
Samuel Alphonsus Stritch, is appointed Pro-Prefect of the Propagation of Faith and thus becomes the first American member of the Roman Curia.
Archbishop Makarios returns to Cyprus after 3 years
Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Golden Triangle Festival Golf Tournament
Cellist Jacqueline du Prés debut in Wigmore Hall
President Kennedy establishes the Peace Corp
American Airlines 707 plunges nose 1st into Jamaica Bay NY killing 95
US/British nuclear test experiment in Nevada
200,000 French mine workers strike
Australia suspends champ swimmer Dawn Fraser for 10-yrs for misconduct
Gas explosion kills 28 in apartment complex (La Salle, Quebec)
WPSX TV channel 3 in Clearfield, PA (PBS) begins broadcasting
Ba'ath-party takes power in Syria
Venera 3 becomes 1st man-made object to impact on a planet (Venus)
Dominica & St Lucia gain independence from Britain
House of Reps expels Rep Adam Clayton Powell Jr (307 to 116)
Queen Elizabeth Hall (South Bank Center) opens in London
WMET (now WHSW) TV channel 24 in Baltimore, MD (IND) 1st broadcast
NBC's unprecedented on-air announcement, Star Trek will return
Pirate Radio Atlantis South (England) begins test transmitting
Political Party Radikalen (PPR) established in Netherlands
Vatican City's Apostolic Constitution of 1967 goes into effect
"Red, White, & Maddox" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 41 perfs
After 88 weeks Sgt Pepper drops off the charts
Jim Morrison arrested for exposing himself at Dinner Key Auditorium
NY Yankees' Mickey Mantle retires
Pirate Radio 259 begins operation off the French coast
Atje Keulen-Deelstra becomes world champion all-round ladies skater
Charles Manson's album "Lie" is released
End of US coml whale hunting
Kreisky's soc-democrats win Austrian parliamentary election
White government of Rhodesia declares independence from Britain
Bomb attack on the Capitol in Wash DC
Clandestine Radio Deutsche Reich (Germany) begins transmitting on FM
Club of Rome publishes report "Boundaries on the Growth"
David Rabe's "Sticks & Bones," premieres in NYC
KHMA TV channel 11 in Houma, LA (IND) begins broadcasting
Wilt Chamberlain is 1st NBA player to score 30,000 points
Two Catholic teenagers were shot dead by the Royal Ulster Constabulary while 'joy riding' in a stolen car in Belfast
Robert Joffrey Dance Company opens
Robyn Smith becomes 1st female jockey to win a major race
George Harrison announces his concert tour of US in November
Ian & Greg Chappell make 264 partnership v NZ cricket at Wellington
Watergate grand jury indicts 7 presidential aides
17th Grammy Awards: I Honestly Love You, Marvin Hamlisch win
Eagles' "Best of My Love" reaches #1
Colour television transmissions begin in Australia.
Bank of America adopts the name VISA for their credit cards
US extends territorial waters to 200 miles
"Timbuktu!" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 243 performances
Charlie Chaplin's coffin and remains are stolen from a Swiss cemetery
"Sweeney Todd" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 557 performances
CTUC, Commonwealth Trade Union Council, established
Hilbert van der Duim becomes world champion all-round skater
Patti Smith & MC5 guitarist Fred Sonic Smith wed in Detroit
Snow falls in Florida
The US enacts the Crude Oil Windfall Profit Tax Act as part of a compromise between the Carter Administration and the Congress over the decontrol of crude oil prices
"Sophisticated Ladies" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 767 perfs
Sally Little wins LPGA Olympia Gold Golf Classic
Republican prisoners in the Maze began a second hunger strike; among the prisoners is Bobby Sands
5 dies as ski lift malfunctions a Luz-Ardiden in Pyrenees
5th Emmy Sports Award presentation
NY Times raises it's price from 25 cents to 30 cents
Russian spacecraft Venera 14 lands on Venus, sends back data
Tamara McKinney becomes 1st US woman skier to win the World Cup
Tornado tears through LA, injuring 33 people
Landsat 5 & ham satellite Oscar 11 launched into polar orbit
USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR #3931 Batten, #4529 Webern, #4530 Smoluchowski, #4818 Elgar, #5502 Brashear & #5943 Lovi
Liza Minnelli enters Betty Ford Drug Center
Milwaukee businessman Herb Kohl purchases the Milwaukee Bucks
Pentagon accepts theory that atomic war would cause a nuclear winter
Jane Geddes wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
Courtney Gibbs Eplin, 21, (Texas), crowned 37th Miss USA
Iraq says it launched 16 missiles into Tehran
Pontiac announces the end of the Fiero automobile
Wayne Gretzky passes Gordie Howe with his record 1,050th NHL assist
Ben Johnson's coach testifies Johnson began using steroids in 1981
Comet du Toit at perihelion
The United States becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
Benin nullifies its constitution
Luis Alberto Lacelle sworn in as president of Uruguay
Steve Jackson Games is raided by the United States Secret Service, prompting the later formation of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
US Embassy in Kuwait officially reopens
"Little Hotel on the Side" closes at Belasco NYC after 41 perfs
"Visit" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances
Jenny Thompson swims 100m freestyle world record (1:01.40)
Nelson Diebel swims 100m freestyle US record (54.48 secs)
Authorities near Waco, Texas negotiate with Branch Davidians
George Steinbenner is reinstated as owner of NY Yankees
New expansion NHL team, owned by Disney, is named the Mighty Ducks
36th Grammy Awards: I Will Always Love You, Toni Braxton wins
Martti Ahtisaari inaugurated as president of Finland
Senate rejectes a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution
37th Grammy Awards: All I Want to Do, Streets of Phila, Sheryl Crow
Belgium ends military conscript
Jozef Oleksy succeeds Waldemar Pawlak on as premier of Poland
Julio Maria Sanguinetti sworn in as president of Uruguay
Part of Houston begins using new area code 281
Ukraine premier Vitaly Massol, resigns
Lenny Wilkens, winningest coach in NBA, coaches his 1,000th victory
New toll-free 888 area code introduced
Plans approved allowing traffic cameras High Harrington & Shap England
"Mandy Patinkin in Concert," opens at Lyceum Theater NYC
5th annual ESPY Awards shown on TV
"Art," opens at Royale Theater NYC
Australian Ladies Masters Golf
The Constitution of Finland is rewritten.
Hans Blix assumes the position of Executive Chairman of UNMOVIC.
The peseta is discontinued as official currency of Spain and is replaced with the euro (€).
U.S. invasion of Afghanistan: Operation Anaconda begins in eastern Afghanistan.
The Envisat environmental satellite successfully reaches an orbit 800 kilometers (500 miles) above the Earth on its 11th launch, carrying the heaviest payload to date at 8500 kilograms (9.5 tons).
Management of the United States Customs Service and the United States Secret Service move to the United States Department of Homeland Security.
17th Soul Train Music Awards: LL Cool J, Mariah Carey & Nelly win
Terry Nichols is convicted of state murder charges and being an accomplice to Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh.
Mohammed Bahr al-Uloum becomes President of Iraq.
Tarja Halonen is inaugurated as President of Finland for the second and last time.
English-language Wikipedia reaches its one millionth article, Jordanhill railway station.
Tornadoes swarm across the southern United States, killing at least 20; eight of the deaths were at a high school in Enterprise, Alabama.
"Squatters" are evicted from Ungdomshuset in Copenhagen, Denmark, provoking the March 2007 Denmark Riots.
Euro zone unemployment reaches historical high of 10.7%
The 2013 US budget sequestration comes into effect
14 people are killed in the Lahad Datu standoff between Malaysian government and rebel forces
34th Golden Raspberry Awards: Movie 43 wins
29 people are killed & 130 are injured by a group of knife-wielding terrorists at Kunming Railway Station, China
Navy SEAL who rescued American hostage awarded Medal of Honor
Obama to attend historic baseball game in Cuba
Trump rivals call for release of NY Times editorial board tape
NATO chief says concerned about Russian military build-up in Syria
Leonardo DiCaprio wins best actor Oscar for 'The Revenant'
Obamas Make Book Deal With Penguin Random House
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross wore $500 slippers to Trump's address
Walmart joins Dick's Sporting Goods in raising age to buy guns
In blow to Trump, top aide Hope Hicks to leave White House
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