4th March 1916
Franz Marc, a German painter and printmaker, one of the key figures of the German Expressionist movement and a founding member of Der Blaue Reiter, died in France. 100 years.
5th March 1936
The Supermarine Spitfire, the prototype of a British single-seat fighter aircraft took off on its first flight from Eastleigh Aerodrome (later Southampton Airport). 80 years.
5th March 1946
Winston Churchill gives his famous "Iron Curtain" speech. 70 years.
6th March 1986
Georgia Totto O'Keeffe, an American painter of nature and the southwestern landscape, died in Santa Fe, New Mexico. 30 years.
7th March 1936
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. 80 years.
20th March 1916
Albert Einstein publishes his general theory of relativity. 100 years
25th March 1976
Josef Albers, German-born American artist and educator whose work formed the most influential and far-reaching art education programs of the 20th century, died in New Haven, Connecticut. 40 years.
Exact Date Unknown - March 1961
The national parliament is elected in West Papua by Indonesian people. 55 years.
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