On This Day

On This Day in History for March 1 (Part 3)

Events in History

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  • 2016 Gene for grey hair (IRF4) discovery announced by Scientists from University College London in "Nature Communications"

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2016 US primary elections: Super Tuesday - both Republican Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton win seven state races each

US Secretary of State, Senator and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
US Secretary of State, Senator and US First Lady
Hillary Clinton
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2016 South Korean opposition MPs set a world record for longest filibuster - 9 days (192 hours) trying to block anti-terror bill
  • 2017 Gustav Klimt's painting "Bauerngarten" sells for $59.3m in London

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018 Vladimir Putin in his annual state address claims Russia has an "invincible” intercontinental cruise missile

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin
  • 2018 Hope Hicks resigns as White House Communications Director to President Trump
  • 2018 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"
  • 2018 Parisian designer Riccardo Tisci is named the new designer of British brand Burberry after the exit of Christopher Bailey

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018 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
  • 2020 Turkey launches major offensive against Syrian government in northern Syria after 36 Turkish soldiers killed in air and artillery strikes 3 days earlier
  • 2020 Muhyiddin Yassin sworn as Malaysian Prime Minister by Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah
  • 2020 Pete Buttigieg drops out of the US Democratic presidential race
  • 2020 First known COVID-19 case identified in New York, a health care worker returning from Iran
  • 2021 Former French President Nicholas Sarkozy is sentenced to three years for trying to bribe a judge

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