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5 marzo 1817 (203 Anni)
The Rt Hon Sir Austen Henry Layard, English traveller, archaeologist, cuneiformist, art historian, best known as the excavator of Nimrud and Niniveh was born.
5 marzo 1827 (193 Anni)
Alessandro Volta, Italian physicist known for inventing the battery, dies.
5 marzo 1850 (170 Anni)
The Britannia Bridge across the Menai Strait between the Isle of Anglesey and the mainland of Wales is opened.
5 marzo 1868 (152 Anni)
Mefistofele, an opera by Arrigo Boito receives its première performance at La Scala.
5 marzo 1936 (84 Anni)
The Supermarine Spitfire, the prototype of a British single-seat fighter aircraft took off on its first flight from Eastleigh Aerodrome (later Southampton Airport).
5 marzo 1946 (74 Anni)
Winston Churchill gives his famous "Iron Curtain" speech.
5 marzo 1953 (67 Anni)
Joseph Stalin, leader of the Soviet Union, died.
5 marzo 1953 (67 Anni)
Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev, Russian and Soviet composer, pianist and conductor, died.
5 marzo 1966 (54 Anni)
Anna Akhmatova, Russian modernist poet and one of the most acclaimed writers in the Russian canon, dies.
6 marzo 1475 (545 Anni)
Michelangelo Buonarroti was born near Arezzo, Italy.
6 marzo 1937 (83 Anni)
Valentina Tereshkova, the first woman to fly in space, is born.
6 marzo 1986 (34 Anni)
Georgia O'Keeffe, American painter of nature and the southwestern landscape, dies.
6 marzo 1986 (34 Anni)
Georgia Totto O'Keeffe, an American painter of nature and the southwestern landscape, died in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
7 marzo 1936 (84 Anni)
The Rhineland is remilitarized by the German Army: it was the first time since the end of WWI that German troops had been in this region, thus violating the terms of the Treaty of Versailles and the Locarno Treaties.
7 marzo 1965 (55 Anni)
Selma Montgomery marches begin.
8 marzo 1714 (306 Anni)
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, the German classical composer, is born.
8 marzo 1917 (103 Anni)
The Russian Revolution begins.
8 marzo 1917 it (103 Anni)
Beginning of the Russian Revolution.
8 marzo 1917 (103 Anni)
Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin, German general and later aircraft manufacturer, who founded the Zeppelin airship company, died.
8 marzo 1917 (103 Anni)
Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin, German general and later aircraft manufacturer, who founded the Zeppelin airship company, died.
8 marzo 1945 (75 Anni)
Anselm Kiefer, a German artist, was born.
8 marzo 1971 (49 Anni)
Harold Lloyd, one of the most influential actor of the silent film era together with Chaplin and Keaton, died.
9 marzo 1934 (86 Anni)
Nascita di Yuri Gagarin, astronauta russo e pilota sovietico.
9 marzo 1959 (61 Anni)
La Barbie fa il suo debutto alla American International Toy Fair di New York.
9 marzo 1994 (26 Anni)
Morte di Charles Bukowski.
10 marzo 1913 (107 Anni)
Harriet Tubman - abolitionist, humanitarian, and conductor on Underground Railroad, died.
10 marzo 1948 (72 Anni)
Zelda Fitzgerald, American author, poet, dancer, and wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald, died.
10 marzo 1986 (34 Anni)
Ray Milland, a Welsh actor and director, died.
11 marzo 1818 (202 Anni)
Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by English author Mary Shelley, was published.
11 marzo 1916 (104 Anni)
Harold Wilson, British Prime Minister, is born.

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