On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 2019

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Chinese telecommunications company Huawei sues the US government over a federal ban on its products
  • Power and communications blackout begins in Venezuela

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain shares her first Instagram post, a letter between mathematician Charles Babbage and Prince Albert

Inventor Charles Babbage
Charles Babbage
  • Thailand's Constitutional Court dissolves opposition party Thai Raksa Chart, after it nominated the King's sister as candidate for Prime Minister

Famous Deaths

  • Dan Jenkins, American author, sportswriter (Sports Illustrated), dies at 90
  • Kelly Catlin, American road cyclist (Olympic silver 2016, World C'ship gold 2016-18), dies from suicide at 23