On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 2018

Historical Events

  • Earliest evidence for figural tattoos (bull and sheep) on two naturally mummified bodies from Egypt’s predynastic period (3351-3017BC) published in "Journal of Archaeological Science"
  • Hope Hicks resigns as White House Communications Director to President Trump
  • Parisian designer Riccardo Tisci is named the new designer of British brand Burberry after the exit of Christopher Bailey

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Donald Trump says he will impose 25% steel, 10% aluminium import tariffs, raising fears of a trade war

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Vladimir Putin in his annual state address claims Russia has an "invincible” intercontinental cruise missile

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin

Famous Deaths

  • Anatoly Lein, Soviet-American chess player (Grandmaster 1968; World Chess Hall of Fame), dies at 86
  • Bender [Alexander Buchanan], Canadian underground hip hop artist (Flight Distance, King of the Dot), dies at 37
  • Orin C Smith, American businessman & CEO of Starbucks (2000-05), dies of pancreatic cancer 75
2018 Highlights

About March 1, 2018

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces