On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1965

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Alabama state troopers and 600 black protestors clash in Selma during "Bloody Sunday", protesters beaten and hospitalized

Civil Rights Activist Jimmie Lee Jackson
Civil Rights Activist
Jimmie Lee Jackson
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