On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 2007

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

After some initial hesitation, Emma Watson signs on to appear as Hermione in the final three Harry Potter films

Actress Emma Watson
Emma Watson
  • Burnley Tunnel catastrophe occurs in Melbourne, Australia
  • Iranian Navy seize Royal Navy personnel in Iraqi waters

Famous Deaths

  • Eric Medlen, American NHRA drag racer, dies at 33
  • Paul J. Cohen, American mathematician, Fields Medal winner (b. 1934)
  • Paul Joseph Cohen, American mathematician (Cohen forcing, Continuum hypothesis), dies at 72
2007 Highlights

About March 23, 2007

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 13 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries