This Day in History on 7th March

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including the IAS Exam. 

On this page, we will list all historical events that occurred on 7th March. The students can refer to them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Albania Teacher’s Day

Important Events

1799: Napoleon Bonaparte captures Jaffa in Palestine and his troops proceed to kill more than 2,000 Albanian captives.

1835: Proposal introduced to promote the propagation of European literature and science in India.

1876: Alexander Graham Bell received a patent for a telephone.

1936: World War II, Germany invaded the Rhineland, breaking the Treaty of Versailles.

1987: Former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar became the first batsman to score 10,000 Test runs in Tests.

2006: The Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist organization carried out a bomb blast in Varanasi, India.

2007: The British House of Commons votes to make the upper chamber, the House of Lords, 100% elected.

Birthday / Anniversary

1734: Mir Nizam Ali Khan, Asaf Jah II, the 2nd Nizam of Hyderabad State.

1765: Nicephore Niepce, a French inventor.

1792: Sir John Herschel, an English polymath.

1849: Luther Burbank, an American botanist, horticulturist, and pioneer in agricultural science.

1911: Sachchidananda Vatsyayan, an Indian writer, poet, and novelist.

1934: Nari Contractor, a former cricket player.

1945: T. V. Sankaranarayanan, a Carnatic vocalist.

1949: Ghulam Nabi Azad, an Indian politician.

1952: Sir Vivian Richards, West Indies cricketer.

1955: Anupam Kher, an Indian actor.

1969: Sadhana Sargam, an Indian singer.

1973: Arnab Goswami, an Indian journalist, who is the managing director and editor-in-chief of the Republic Media Network.

Death / Death Anniversary

1647: Dadoji Konddev, He was the teacher of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

1952: Paramahansa Yogananda, an Indian monk, yogi and guru.

1961: Govind Ballabh Pant, an Indian freedom fighter and one of the architects of modern India.

1974: T. T. Krishnamachari, former Indian Finance Minister.

1993: Ezra Mir, an Indian film-maker, known for his documentary films.

2012: Ravi Shankar Sharma, an Indian music director.

Month-wise This Day in History

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