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

Historic Event

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

Historic Event

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

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? 3 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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