March 1, 2016 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Forbes Richest List released, Bill Gates No. 1 with $75 billion, number of world's billionaires shrinks to 1,810

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates
Microsoft Founder
Bill Gates
  • Gene for grey hair (IRF4) discovery announced by Scientists from University College London in "Nature Communications"
  • South Korean opposition MPs set a world record for longest filibuster - 9 days (192 hours) trying to block anti-terror bill
  • Two Guatemalan military officers are convicted of sexual slavery during country's civil war - first ever prosecution of sexual slavery during an armed conflict

Deaths in History

  • Jim Kimsey, American co-founder of AOL, dies at 76