On This Day

Events in History on March 1 (Part 2)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2014 US President Barack Obama warns Russian President Vladimir Putin over involvement in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin
44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama

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2016 Forbes Richest List released, Bill Gates No. 1 with $75 billion, number of world's billionaires shrinks to 1,810

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates
Microsoft Founder
Bill Gates
  • 2016 Two Guatemalan military officers are convicted of sexual slavery during country's civil war - first ever prosecution of sexual slavery during an armed conflict
  • 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

Politician and US First Lady Hillary Clinton
Politician 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
  • 2018 Vladimir Putin in his annual state address claims Russia has an "invincible” intercontinental cruise missile
  • 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 coronavirus COVID-19 case identified in New York, a health care worker returning from Iran