17 marzo 1938 (83 Anni)
Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev, Russian-French dancer and choreographer, was born.
17 marzo 1941 (80 Anni)
The National Gallery of Art was officially opened in Washington by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
17 marzo 1944 (77 Anni)
Nascita di Pattie Boyd, modella inglese, ex-moglie di Eric Clapton e George Harrison.
18 marzo 1766 (255 Anni)
American Revolution: the British Parliament repealed the Stamp Act.
18 marzo 1768 (253 Anni)
Laurence Sterne, Irish novelist, died.
18 marzo 1937 (84 Anni)
Charles Haslewood Shannon, lithographer and painter died.
18 marzo 1944 (77 Anni)
Ultima eruzione del Vesuvio, con la morte di oltre 100 persone.
19 marzo 1936 (85 Anni)
Ursula Andress, Swiss film and television actress, former model and sex symbol, was born.
19 marzo 1997 (24 Anni)
Willem de Kooning, Dutch-American abstract expressionist artist, died.
20 marzo 1616 (405 Anni)
Sir Walter Raleigh is freed from the Tower of London after 13 years of imprisonment.
20 marzo 1727 (294 Anni)
Sir Isaac Newton, mathematician and scientist, dies.
20 marzo 1916 (105 Anni)
Albert Einstein publishes his general theory of relativity.
20 marzo 1916 (105 Anni)
Albert Einstein publishes his general theory of relativity.
20 marzo 1969 (52 Anni)
John Lennon and Yoko Ono get married.
21 marzo 1617 (404 Anni)
Pocahontas, Native American princess, died and was buried in the parish of Saint George's, Gravesend, London.
21 marzo 1867 (154 Anni)
Florenz (Flo) Edward Ziegfeld Jr., American Broadway impresario notable for the Ziegfeld Follies, inspired by the Folies Bergère, was born.
22 marzo 1765 (256 Anni)
The British Parliament passes the Stamp Act that introduces a tax to be levied directly on its American colonies.
22 marzo 1948 (73 Anni)
Andrew Lloyd Webber, English director and composer, was born.
22 marzo 1961 (60 Anni)
John Profumo, British Secretary of State for War, denied in a statement any impropriety with the model, Christine Keeler.
22 marzo 1963 (58 Anni)
Please Please Me, the debut studio album by the Beatles, is released.
23 marzo 1916 (105 Anni)
Yuan Shikai abdicated throne of the Empire of China.
23 marzo 2011 (10 Anni)
Elizabeth Taylor, British-American actress, dies.
24 marzo 1693 (328 Anni)
John Harrison, English carpenter and clock-maker, inventor of the Marine chronometer, was born.
24 marzo 1953 (68 Anni)
Mary of Teck, Queen of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions and Empress of India as the wife of King-Emperor George V, died.
24 marzo 1958 (63 Anni)
Rock 'n' roll teen idol Elvis Presley is drafted in the U.S. Army.
25 marzo 1867 (154 Anni)
Arturo Toscanini, Italian conductor and one of the most acclaimed musicians of the late 19th and of the 20th century, was born.
25 marzo 1918 (103 Anni)
Claude-Achille Debussy, French composer, died.
25 marzo 1925 (96 Anni)
John Logie Baird, the inventor of the television, gives the first public demonstration, in Selfridges London.

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