Our Calendar of Historical Anniversaries in English: A videoclip for each day of the year presenting an historical event. Licensing for all media and channels.
March 7th 1936 - Occupation of the Rhineland
March 7th 1936 : Adolf Hitler orders the occupation of the demilitarized Rhineland. The invasion, which violated both of the provisions ...
March 7th 1945 - Capture of the bridge of Remagen by U.S. soldiers
It was a World War II myth: The Bridge of Remagen. Built during World War I to bring more troops and war materials to the Western Front ...
March 8th – International World Womens Day
March 8th: International Womens Day - proclaimed in 1921 by the Second Women's Conference in Communist Moscow largely due to the initia ...
March 9th, 1945 – Tokyo bombing
In November 1944 the United States began with the bombing of the Japanese capital Tokyo. The conquest of Pacific Islands, ever so close ...
March 10th, 1959 - Tibet uprising
China had occupied Tibet in 1950. During the 1950s the Tibetan resistance against China grew. Attacks by Tibetans on the Chinese army oc ...
March 11th 1985 - Mikhail Gorbachev becomes general secretary of the CPSU
March 11th 1985: Mikhail Gorbachev becomes General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party. Gorbachev heads the reconstruction of the So ...
March 12th 1938 - occupation of Austria
March 12th 1938: A month after he appointed himself commander of the armed forces Adolf Hitler orders the occupation of Austria. In vain ...
March 13th 1920 - Kapp Putsch
March 13th 1920: The so-called Kapp Putsch brakes out in Berlin. Cause was the dissolution of the volunteer corp organizations by the go ...
March 15th 1939 - German invasion of Czechoslovakia
March 15th 1939: German troops march on Czechoslovakia. A brief prelude to the start of World War II, for Hitler a triumph repeated over ...
March 16th 1935 - Re-introduction of conscription in Nazi Germany
March 16th 1935: Adolf Hitler announces the reintroduction of conscription in the German Reich. This act, which, such as the operation o ...
March 17th 1969 - Golda Meir becomes Israeli Prime Minister
March 17th 1969: Golda Meir is elected prime minister of Israel. Originally from Kiev to – seen here during a U.S. visit – she had h ...
March 18th 1961 - Franz-Josef Strauss
March 18th 1961: The Christian Social Union in Bavaria elects Franz-Josef Strauss as their President. At the federal level, Strauss, the ...
March 19th 1949 – Decision to form a constitution for the GDR
March 19th 1949: The formal decision of forming a constitution for the German Democratic Republic was initiated by the Socialist Unity P ...
March 20th 1925 - Chiang Kai Shek takes over leadership of the Kuomintang
March 20th 1925: In China Chiang Kai Shek becomes head of the Nationalist Party Kuomintang. Originally forming a united front, along wit ...
March 21st 1871 - Otto von Bismarck becomes Chancellor
In January 1871 Otto von Bismarck - in the Palace of Versailles – launches the Prussian-German National State. On March 21st 1871 th ...
March 22nd 1920 - Gustav Noske resigns
On March 22nd 1920 Gustav Noske resigned. The social-democratic politician was the first defense minister of the Weimar Republic. As a S ...
March 23rd 1933 - Enabling Act
March 23rd 1933: With the vote of the Reichstag on the "Law to Remedy the Distress of the People and the Nation", the German democracy d ...
March 24th 1944 -The Ardeatine Massacre
March 24th 1944: After an attack on members of a South Tyrolean police regiment in Rome, on the order of the local SS and Police Commiss ...
March 25th 1957 - EEC Treaty of Rome
On March 25th 1957 the Excellencies and Presidents of six European states sign the Treaty which establishes the European Economic Commun ...