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13th March 2013 (6 Years)
Pope Francis is elected, in the papal conclave, as the 266th Pope of the Catholic Church. 5 years.
14th March 1879 (140 Years)
Albert Einstein was born. 140 years
14th March 1883 (136 Years)
Karl Marx, philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary socialist, died. 135 years.
14th March 1885 (134 Years)
The Mikado a light opera by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, had its first public performance in London. 65 years.
14th March 1958 (61 Years)
Albert II, Prince of Monaco, son of Prince Ranieri III and Grace Kelly, was born. 60 years.
14th March 1964 (55 Years)
Jack Ruby, who killed Lee Harvey Oswald, is found guilty and sentenced to the electric chair. 55 years.
14th March 1991 (28 Years)
Margery Sharp, English writer most famous for The Rescuers series, dies. 25 years.
15th March 1767 (252 Years)
Andrew Jackson, American soldier and statesman who served as the 7th President of the United States, was born. 250 years
15th March 1917 (102 Years)
Czar Nicholas II, ruler of Russia since 1894, was forced to abdicate the throne. End of Russian Empire. 100 years
15th March 1917 (102 Years)
Czar Nicholas II, ruler of Russia since 1894, was forced to abdicate the throne. End of Russian Empire. 100 years
15th March 1943 (76 Years)
David Cronenberg, Canadian actor, director, and screenwriter, was born. 75 years.
15th March 1990 (29 Years)
Mikhail Gorbachev became president of Soviet Union. 30 years.
16th March 1957 (62 Years)
Romanian Abstract Sculptor Constantin Brancusi died. 60 years
16th March 1976 (43 Years)
British Prime Minister Harold Wilson resigned, citing personal reasons. 40 years.
17th March 1905 (114 Years)
Franklin Roosevelt married Eleanor Roosevelt. 115 years.
17th March 1919 (100 Years)
Nat King Cole was born. 100 years
17th March 1938 (81 Years)
Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev, Russian-French dancer and choreographer, was born. 80 years.
17th March 1941 (78 Years)
The National Gallery of Art was officially opened in Washington by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. 75 years.
17th March 1944 (75 Years)
Pattie Boyd, English model and photographer, was born. 75 years
18th March 1766 (253 Years)
American Revolution: the British Parliament repealed the Stamp Act. 250 years.
18th March 1768 (251 Years)
Laurence Sterne, Irish novelist, died. 250 years.
18th March 1937 (82 Years)
Charles Haslewood Shannon, lithographer and painter died. 80 years.
18th March 1937 (82 Years)
Charles Haslewood Shannon, lithographer and painter died. 85 years.
18th March 1944 (75 Years)
Last eruption of Mount Vesuvius, killing over 100 people. 75 years.
19th March 1936 (83 Years)
Ursula Andress, Swiss film and television actress, former model and sex symbol, was born. 80 years.
19th March 1997 (22 Years)
Willem de Kooning, Dutch-American abstract expressionist artist, died. 20 years
20th March 1616 (403 Years)
Sir Walter Raleigh is freed from the Tower of London after 13 years of imprisonment. 400 years.
20th March 1727 (292 Years)
Sir Isaac Newton, mathematician and scientist, dies. 290 years.
20th March 1916 (103 Years)
Albert Einstein publishes his general theory of relativity. 100 years.
20th March 1969 (50 Years)
John Lennon and Yoko Ono get married. 50 years.

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