On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 2017

Historical Events

  • 19 girls killed in a fire at a government-run care center in San José Pinula, Guatemala
  • Malta's famous landmark the Azure Window collapses into the sea after a storm

Famous Deaths

  • Francis Thorne, American composer (Fortuna; Elegy), dies at 94
  • Hans Dehmelt, German-born American physicist (Nobel Prize 1989), dies at 94
  • Lynne Stewart, American defense attorney (known for representing controversial, poor, and often unpopular defendants), dies at 77
2017 Highlights

About March 7, 2017

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 7 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces