March

1 March
1810

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2 March
1967

1970

  • Ian Smith, Prime Minister of Rhodesia, declared his country a republic
1972

1975

1986

2003

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3 March
1920

1947

  • Birth of Dave Mount, British musician (Mud)
1974

1985

1996

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4 March
1461

  • Accession of Edward IV, king of England
1890

2007

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5 March
1133

  • Birth of Henry II, king of England
1324

  • Birth of David II, king of Scots
1770

2006

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6 March
1052

  • Death of Emma of Normandy, queen consort of Æthelred II and Cnut, kings of England
1900

1977

1983

2005

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7 March
1810

2004

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8 March
1702

  • Death of William III (II), king of England and Scots
  • Accession of Anne, queen of England and Scots / Great Britain
1827

1910

1987

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9 March
1910

1997

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10 March
1810

1974

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11 March
1955

1965

1990

  • Lithuania declared itself independent from the Soviet Union

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12 March
1930

  • Gandhi commenced the Dandi March to protest against the British salt monopoly
1954

2006

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13 March
1930

  • Discovery of Pluto confirmed and announced to the world
1953

1994

2005

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14 March
1590

1899

  • Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin patented his design for a navigable balloon in the United States
1963

1976

1993

2004

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15 March
1820

  • Maine became the 23rd US state
1987

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16 March
1190

1649

  • Abolishment of monarchy in England
1912

1956

1975

2003

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17 March
1040

1058

  • Death of Lulach, king of Scots
  • Accession of Malcolm III, king of Scots
1473

  • Birth of James IV, king of Scots
1834

1880

1959

1966

1985

1996

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18 March
978

1950

1965

1984

2007

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19 March
1950

1964

1995

2006

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20 March
1413

  • Death of Henry IV, king of England
1980

1983

2005

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21 March
1413

  • Accession of Henry V, king of England
1960

  • In South Africa, 69 unarmed black men, women and children were killed by police in the Sharpeville Massacre
1976

2004

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22 March
1910

1987

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23 March
1680

1986

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24 March
1603

  • Death of Elizabeth I, queen of England
  • Accession of James I (VI) as king of England
1930

  • The ninth planet in the solar system was named after Pluto, the Roman god of the underworld
1960

  • All public meetings were banned in 24 districts of South Africa following the Sharpeville Massacre three days earlier
1996

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25 March
1306

  • Coronation of Robert I, king of Scots
1437

  • Coronation of James II, king of Scots
1973

2007

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26 March
1995

2006

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27 March
1371

  • Coronation of Robert II, king of Scots
1625

  • Death of James I (VI), king of England and Scots
  • Accession of Charles I, king of England and Scots
1977

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28 March
1963

1993

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29 March
1964

1987

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30 March
1956

1997

2003

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31 March
1959

1974

1996

1997

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