On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 2017

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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 collaspes into the sea after a storm

Famous Deaths

  • 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