On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 2007

Historical Events

Film & TV History

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

  • 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? 14 years, 10 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries