On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 2018

Day of the Week: Thursday

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

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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

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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-born American chess Grandmaster (1968), 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 and CEO of Starbucks (2000-05), dies of pancreatic cancer 75