23rd March 1916 (110 Years)
Yuan Shikai abdicated throne of the Empire of China.
23rd March 2011 (15 Years)
Elizabeth Taylor, British-American actress, dies.
24th March 1693 (333 Years)
John Harrison, English carpenter and clock-maker, inventor of the Marine chronometer, was born.
24th March 1834 (192 Years)
William Morris was born.
24th March 1953 (73 Years)
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.
24th March 1958 (68 Years)
Rock 'n' roll teen idol Elvis Presley is drafted in the U.S. Army.
25th March 1867 (159 Years)
Arturo Toscanini, Italian conductor and one of the most acclaimed musicians of the late 19th and of the 20th century, was born.
25th March 1918 (108 Years)
Claude-Achille Debussy, French composer, died.
25th March 1925 (101 Years)
John Logie Baird, the inventor of the television, gives the first public demonstration, in Selfridges London.
25th March 1976 (50 Years)
Josef Albers, German-born American artist and educator, dies.
25th March 1976 (50 Years)
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.
26th March 1516 (510 Years)
Conrad Gessner, Swiss physician, naturalist and bibliographer, is born.
26th March 1839 (187 Years)
The founding of the annual rowing event, the Henley Royal Regatta.
26th March 1874 (152 Years)
Robert Frost, the poet, was born.
26th March 1892 (134 Years)
Walter "Walt" Whitman, American poet, essayist, and journalist, died.
26th March 1923 (103 Years)
Sarah Bernhardt, French stage and early film actress; referred to as "the most famous actress the world has ever known", died.
26th March 1925 (101 Years)
The French composer and conductor Pierre Boulez was born.
26th March 1973 (53 Years)
Sir Noel Coward, British playwright, composer, actor and director, died.
27th March 1899 (127 Years)
Gloria May Josephine Swanson, American actress and producer, was born.
27th March 1958 (68 Years)
Nikita Khrushchev becomes Premier of the Soviet Union.
27th March 1968 (58 Years)
Yuri Gagarin, Russian colonel, pilot, and astronaut, died.
27th March 1968 (58 Years)
Death of Yuri Gagarin, Russian pilot, cosmonaut and first human to journey into outer space.
28th March 1797 (229 Years)
First US Patent titled "Clothes Washing" is granted to Nathaniel Briggs of New Hampshire.
28th March 1868 (158 Years)
Maxim Gorky, Russian and Soviet writer, founder of the socialist realism literary method and a political activist, was born.
28th March 1941 (85 Years)
Adeline Virginia Woolf, English modernist writer, died.
28th March 1943 (83 Years)
Sergei Rachmaninoff, Russian pianist, composer, and conductor, died.
Exact Date Unknown - March 1961 (10 Years)
The national parliament is elected in West Papua by Indonesian people.
29th March 1891 (135 Years)
Georges Seurat, French Post-Impressionist painter and draftsman, dies.
29th March 1945 (81 Years)
World War II: Last day of V-1 flying bomb attacks on England.

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