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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 2007.
The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on March 2007: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 2007?


Events

  • 01 Mar 2007 Tornadoes break out across the southern United States, killing at least 20; eight of the deaths are at a high school in Enterprise, Alabama.
  • 02 Mar 2007 Five Bluffton University baseball players and the driver and his wife are killed in a chartered bus accident in Atlanta. The players, Zach Arend, David Betts, Scott Harmon, Cody Holp, and Tyler Williams, were en route to to Sarasota, Florida.
  • 03 Mar 2007 The eviction of Ungdomshuset by Danish police results in more rioting in Nørrebro, Copenhagen, leading to about 100 arrests during a second night of protests. (BBC)
  • 04 Mar 2007 Estonian parliamentary election, 2007: Approximately 30,000 voters take advantage of electronic voting in Estonia, the world's first nationwide voting where part of the votecasting is allowed in the form of remote electronic voting via the Internet.
  • 05 Mar 2007 The United States and North Korea commence talks in New York City to establish diplomatic relations following the abandonment of the North Korean nuclear weapons program. (AP via CNN)
  • 06 Mar 2007 In the USA, Mega Millions sets a new world record for the highest lottery jackpot of US$370 million.
  • 07 Mar 2007 The British House of Commons votes to make the upper chamber, the House of Lords, 100% elected.
  • 08 Mar 2007 Georgia increases the size of its contingent in the multinational force in Iraq from 850 to 2000. (Fox News)
  • 09 Mar 2007 Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf suspends Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on charges of misuse of authority. (IBN)
  • 10 Mar 2007 Five people drown in heavy flooding around the town of Labasa on the island of Vanua Levu in Fiji. (ABC News Australia)
  • 11 Mar 2007 Russian helicopters reportedly attack the Kodori Valley in Abkhazia, an accusation that Russia categorically denies later.
  • 12 Mar 2007 Representative Ron Paul of Texas announces his candidacy for President of the US in 2008.
  • 13 Mar 2007 Demonstrators in Mexico City clash with police as U.S. President George W. Bush meets with Mexican President Felipe Calderón in Mérida, Yucatán. (AP via Jerusalem Post)
  • 14 Mar 2007 The Left Front government of West Bengal sends at least 3,000 police to Nandigram in an attempt to break Bhumi Uchhed Pratirodh Committee resistance there; the resulting clash leaves 14 dead.
  • 15 Mar 2007 Hungarian police use water cannon and tear gas to disperse a crowd of anti-government protestors in Budapest. (AP via CNN)(BBC)
  • 16 Mar 2007 Two Iraqi police officers are killed and hundreds wounded or sickened as three suicide attacks using chlorine gas occur in Anbar province. (New York Times)
  • 17 Mar 2007 Thousands of activists march to The Pentagon in Washington to mark the fourth anniversary of the start of the war in Iraq. (New York Times)
  • 18 Mar 2007 A gas explosion in a coal mine in Shanxi province in northern China traps 21 miners. (Radio Australia)
  • 19 Mar 2007 The Marshall Islands declares a state of emergency after thousands of people lack drinking water due to a long drought. The Government despatches boats to outlying islands. (AFP via News Limited)
  • 20 Mar 2007 At least 27 people are killed in a landslide in northern Pakistan following days of heavy rain. (Reuters via the Irish Times)
  • 21 Mar 2007 Gordon Brown, Chancellor of the Exchequer in the United Kingdom, delivers the 2007 budget. The main rates of corporation tax and income tax will both be reduced by 2% from April 2008, but other taxes are increased. (BBC)
  • 22 Mar 2007 An arms depot explodes in Maputo, Mozambique, killing at least 93 people and injuring hundreds more. CNN (AP via CNN)
  • 23 Mar 2007 Eight human skeletons are discovered in Fort Myers, Florida, later linked to suspected serial killer Daniel Conahan.
  • 24 Mar 2007 At least 150 people die in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo in fighting between the military and forces loyal to Senator Jean-Pierre Bemba. (BBC)
  • 25 Mar 2007 John Holmes, United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator, warns that the situation in Darfur could collapse if aid workers are prevented from doing their work. (Reuters via CNN)
  • 26 Mar 2007 President of Chile Michelle Bachelet sacks several ministers including the Minister for National Defence Vivianne Blanlot Soza and the Minister for Justice Isidro Solís Palma for perceived poor performance as well as her Chief of Staff. The Minister for Transport Sergio Espejo Yaksic is sacked for problems with Santiago's new transport system Transantiago. (BBC)
  • 27 Mar 2007 More than ninety people are burnt to death after a fire following a petrol spill in Kaduna State, Nigeria. (All Africa)
  • 28 Mar 2007 As many as 60 people die off the coast of Guinea as a pirogue or open fishing boat carrying 120 people capsizes. (Reuters via CNN)
  • 29 Mar 2007 The United Nations Security Council expresses "grave concern" over the capture of 15 Royal Navy sailors and Royal Marines by Iran and calls for expedient release of the captives. (AP via CBS)
  • 30 Mar 2007 India's legendary leg spinner Anil Kumble retires from One Day International cricket. (IHT) (Indiatimes) (Eurosport)
  • 31 Mar 2007 First day of 177th Annual General Conference

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Movies

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The Godfather

The Godfather

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam, John Fiedler

Country: United States of America

Singin' in the Rain

Singin' in the Rain

Directed by: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly

Starring: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen

Country: United States of America

Monsieur Verdoux

Monsieur Verdoux

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mady Correll, Allison Roddan, Robert Lewis

Country: United States of America

Annie Hall

Annie Hall

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane

Country: United States of America

Books

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Ten Days In The Hills by Jane Smiley

Ten Days In The Hills

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In the aftermath of the 2003 Academy Awards, Max and Elena- he's an Oscar-winning writer/director-open their Holywood Hills home to a group of friends and neighbors, industy insiders and hangers-on,

Power, Faith, And Fantasy by Michael B. Oren

Power, Faith, And Fantasy

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“Will shape our thinking about America and the Middle East for years.”—Christopher Dickey, NewsweekPower, Faith, and Fantasytells the remarkable story of America's 230-year relationship with the Middle East.

I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron

I Feel Bad About My Neck

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With her disarming, intimate, completely accessible voice, and dry sense of humor, Nora Ephron shares with us her ups and downs in I Feel Bad About My Neck, a candid, hilarious

Sisters by Danielle Steel

Sisters

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Four sisters, a Manhattan brownstone, and a tumultuous year of loss and courage are at the heart of Danielle Steel’s new novel about a remarkable family, a stunning tragedy—and what happens when four very different young women come together under …

The Hardcore Diaries by Mick Foley

The Hardcore Diaries

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The New York Times bestselling author Mick Foley returns to his fans favorite subject: Mick Foley and wrestling!What was I thinking?