Greeting Cards, Calendar with holidays, quotes and wishes for every occasion - webplus.info
Remind me about calendar occasions Remind me of calendar occasions

Tuesday 21 March 2017 Calendar with holidays, observances and special days

← March 20 Events

March 21 Events

March 22 Events →

Events

  • 2006 – The social media site Twitter is founded.
  • 2000 – Pope John Paul II makes his first ever pontifical visit to Israel.
  • 1999 – Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones become the first to circumnavigate the Earth in a hot air balloon.
  • 1986 – Debi Thomas became the first African American to win the World Figure Skating Championships
  • 1983 – The first cases of the 1983 West Bank fainting epidemic begin; Israelis and Palestinians accuse each other of poison gas, but the cause is later determined mostly to be psychosomatic.
  • 1980 – US President Jimmy Carter announces a United States boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow to protest the Soviet war in Afghanistan.
  • 1970 – The first Earth Day proclamation is issued by Joseph Alioto, Mayor of San Francisco.
  • 1952 – Alan Freed presents the Moondog Coronation Ball, the first rock and roll concert, in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • 1946 – The Los Angeles Rams sign Kenny Washington, making him the first African American player in the American football since 1933.
  • 1928 – Charles Lindbergh is presented with the Medal of Honor for the first solo trans-Atlantic flight.
  • 1919 – The Hungarian Soviet Republic is established becoming the first Communist government to be formed in Europe after the October Revolution in Russia.
  • 1918 – World War I: The first phase of the German Spring Offensive, Operation Michael, begins.
  • 1844 – The Bahá'í calendar begins. This is the first day of the first year of the Bahá'í calendar. It is annually celebrated by members of the Bahá'í Faith as the Bahá'í New Year or Náw-Rúz.

Births

  • 2000 – Jace Norman, American actor
  • 1990 – Alex Nimo, Liberian-American soccer player
  • 1990 – Ryann Krais, American runner and heptathlete
  • 1988 – Erik Johnson, American ice hockey player
  • 1985 – Adrian Peterson, American football player
  • 1985 – Ryan Callahan, American ice hockey player
  • 1982 – Aaron Hill, American baseball player
  • 1976 – Rachael MacFarlane, American voice actress and singer
  • 1974 – Edsel Dope, American singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1974 – Kevin Leahy, American drummer
  • 1973 – Ananda Lewis, American television host
  • 1973 – Large Professor, American rapper and producer
  • 1972 – Chris Candido, American wrestler (d. 2005)
  • 1970 – Cenk Uygur, Turkish-American political activist
  • 1969 – Jonah Goldberg, American journalist and author
  • 1968 – Andrew Copeland, American singer and guitarist
  • 1968 – Scott Williams, American basketball player and sportscaster
  • 1967 – Carwyn Jones, Welsh lawyer and politician, First Minister of Wales
  • 1967 – Mirela Rupic, American costume and fashion designer
  • 1965 – Thomas Frank, American author, historian and political analyst
  • 1963 – Share Pedersen, American bass player
  • 1963 – Shawn Lane, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer (d. 2003)
  • 1963 – Shawon Dunston, American baseball player
  • 1962 – Mark Waid, American author
  • 1962 – Matthew Broderick, American actor
  • 1962 – Rosie O'Donnell, American actress, producer, and talk show host
  • 1961 – Kassie DePaiva, American actress
  • 1961 – Kim Turner, American hurdler
  • 1960 – Robert Sweet, American drummer and producer
  • 1958 – Brad Hall, American comedian, director, and screenwriter
  • 1956 – Dick Beardsley, American runner
  • 1955 – Bob Bennett, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1953 – David Wisniewski, English-American author and illustrator (d. 2002)
  • 1953 – Paul Martin Lester, American photographer, author, and educator
  • 1951 – Conrad Lozano, American bass player
  • 1951 – Russell Thompkins Jr., American soul singer (The Stylistics)
  • 1950 – Ron Oden, American minister and politician, 19th Mayor of Palm Springs
  • 1949 – Eddie Money, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1948 – Scott Fahlman, American computer scientist and academic
  • 1945 – Charles Greene, American sprinter and coach
  • 1945 – Rose Stone, African-American R&B singer and keyboard player (Sly and the Family Stone)
  • 1944 – David Lindley, American guitarist, songwriter, and producer
  • 1944 – Gaye Adegbalola, African-American singer and guitarist
  • 1944 – Janet Daley, American-English journalist and author
  • 1942 – Amina Claudine Myers, African-American singer-songwriter and pianist
  • 1940 – Solomon Burke, American singer-songwriter (d. 2010)
  • 1939 – Kathleen Widdoes, American actress
  • 1937 – Tom Flores, American football player and coach
  • 1934 – Al Freeman, Jr., American actor and director (d. 2012)
  • 1932 – Joseph Silverstein, American violinist and conductor (d. 2015)
  • 1932 – Walter Gilbert, American physicist and chemist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1931 – Al Williamson, American illustrator (d. 2010)
  • 1931 – Clark L. Brundin, American-English engineer and academic
  • 1930 – James Coco, American actor (d. 1987)
  • 1929 – Maurice Catarcio, American wrestler (d. 2005)
  • 1927 – Halton Arp, American-German astronomer and critic (d. 2013)
  • 1925 – Harold Ashby, American saxophonist (d. 2003)
  • 1924 – Philip Abbott, American actor (d. 1998)
  • 1923 – Nirmala Srivastava, Indian religious leader, founded Sahaja Yoga (d. 2011)
  • 1922 – Russ Meyer, American director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2004)
  • 1918 – Charles Thompson, American pianist and composer (d. 2016)
  • 1918 – Patrick Lucey, American captain and politician, 38th Governor of Wisconsin (d. 2014)
  • 1911 – Walter Lincoln Hawkins, African-American scientist and inventor (d. 1992)
  • 1910 – Julio Gallo, American businessman, co-founded E & J Gallo Winery (d. 1993)
  • 1906 – Jim Thompson, American businessman (d. 1967)
  • 1906 – John D. Rockefeller III, American philanthropist (d. 1978)
  • 1905 – Phyllis McGinley, American author and poet (d. 1978)
  • 1904 – Forrest Mars, Sr., American candy maker, created M&M's and Mars bar (d. 1999)
  • 1902 – Son House, American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1988)
  • 1897 – Salvador Lutteroth, Mexican wrestling promoter, founded Consejo Mundial de Lucha Libre (d. 1987)
  • 1889 – Jock Sutherland, American football player and coach (d. 1948)
  • 1886 – Walter Dray, American pole vaulter (d. 1973)
  • 1884 – George David Birkhoff, American mathematician (d. 1944)
  • 1880 – Broncho Billy Anderson, American actor, director, and producer (d. 1971)
  • 1880 – Hans Hofmann, German-American painter and academic (d. 1966)
  • 1878 – Morris H. Whitehouse, American architect (d. 1944)
  • 1876 – Walter Tewksbury, American runner and hurdler (d. 1968)
  • 1867 – Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr., American director and producer (d. 1932)
  • 1866 – Antonia Maury, American astronomer and astrophysicist (d. 1952)
  • 1865 – George Owen Squier, American general (d. 1934)
  • 1859 – Daria Pratt, American golfer (d. 1938)
  • 1752 – Mary Dixon Kies, American inventor (d. 1837)
  • 1713 – Francis Lewis, Welsh-American merchant and politician (d. 1803)

Deaths

  • 2017 – Chuck Barris, American game show host and producer (b. 1929)
  • 2017 – Martin McGuinness, Irish republican and deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland (2007–2017) (b. 1950)
  • 2015 – Chuck Bednarik, American lieutenant and football player (b. 1925)
  • 2015 – James C. Binnicker, American sergeant (b. 1938)
  • 2014 – Bill Boedeker, American football player and soldier (b. 1924)
  • 2014 – Jack Fleck, American golfer (b. 1921)
  • 2014 – James Rebhorn, American actor (b. 1948)
  • 2013 – Harlon Hill, American football player and coach (b. 1932)
  • 2013 – Rick Hautala, American author and screenwriter (b. 1949)
  • 2012 – Irving Louis Horowitz, American sociologist, author, and academic (b. 1929)
  • 2012 – Ron Erhardt, American football player and coach (b. 1931)
  • 2011 – Loleatta Holloway, American singer-songwriter (b. 1946)
  • 2011 – Pinetop Perkins, American singer and pianist (b. 1913)
  • 2008 – Denis Cosgrove, English-American geographer and academic (b. 1948)
  • 2007 – Drew Hayes, American author and illustrator (b. 1969)
  • 2005 – Barney Martin, American police officer and actor (b. 1923)
  • 2005 – Bobby Short, American singer and pianist (b. 1924)
  • 2002 – Herman Talmadge, American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician, 70th Governor of Georgia (b. 1913)
  • 2001 – Chung Ju-yung, South Korean businessman, founded Hyundai (b. 1915)
  • 1994 – Lili Damita, French-American actress and singer (b. 1904)
  • 1994 – Macdonald Carey, American actor (b. 1913)
  • 1992 – John Ireland, Canadian-American actor and director (b. 1914)
  • 1992 – Natalie Sleeth, American pianist and composer (b. 1930)
  • 1991 – Leo Fender, American businessman, founded Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (b. 1909)
  • 1987 – Robert Preston, American captain, actor, and singer (b. 1918)
  • 1980 – Peter Stoner, American mathematician and astronomer (b. 1888)
  • 1978 – Louis Cottrell, Jr., American saxophonist and clarinet player (b. 1911)
  • 1975 – Joe Medwick, American baseball player and coach (b. 1911)
  • 1958 – Cyril M. Kornbluth, American soldier and author (b. 1923)
  • 1953 – Ed Voss, American basketball player (b. 1922)
  • 1943 – Cornelia Fort, American soldier and pilot (b. 1919)
  • 1934 – Lilyan Tashman, American actress (b. 1896)
  • 1915 – Frederick Winslow Taylor, American golfer, tennis player, and engineer (b. 1856)
  • 1891 – Joseph E. Johnston, American general (b. 1807)
  • 1884 – Ezra Abbot, American scholar and academic (b. 1819)
  • 1863 – Edwin Vose Sumner, American general (b. 1797)
Tuesday 21 March 2017
Remind me of this day Remind me of this day
Tuesday 21 March 2017
Remind me of this day Remind me of this day
Tuesday 21 March 2017
Remind me of this day Remind me of this day
Tuesday 21 March 2017
Remind me of this day Remind me of this day
Tuesday 21 March 2017
Remind me of this day Remind me of this day
Copyright webplus.info