March 7 holidays in 2016

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Maha Shivaratri
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Independence Day observed
Ghana Public Holiday
Custom Chief's Day observed
Vanuatu Public Holiday
New Year Holiday Substitution
Russia National Holiday
Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri
India Gazetted Holiday
Extra non-working day
Uzbekistan Public Holiday
Maha ShivaRati
Nepal Public Holiday
Labour Day
Australia (Western Australia) Common State Holiday
Casimir Pulaski Day
United states (Illinois) State Holiday
International Women's Day (Extra Holiday)
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Mahasivarathri Day
Sri lanka Public Holiday
International Women's Day (extra holiday)
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Maha Shivaratree
Mauritius Public Holiday
National Cereal Day
- Weird
National Hospitalist Day First Thursday in March *
- Weird
National Be Heard Day
- Weird
National Crown of Roast Pork Day
- Weird

Historical Events on March 7

  • 1850: U.S Senator Daniel Webster gives a speech endorsing the 1850 Compromise in an attempt to prevent a civil war.
  • 1862: During the American Civil War, Confederate forces are beaten by Union troops at Pea Ridge in Arkansas.
  • 1876: A patent is granted to Alexander Graham Bell for the telephonbe.
  • 1900: The first ship to send wireless signals to shore is the German sea liner, the SS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse.
  • 1936: Germany reoccupies the Rhineland in a clear violation of the Treaty of Versailles and the Locarno Pact.
  • 1945: The Ludendorff Bridge over the Rhine River at the town of Remagen is captured by American forces.
  • 1965: 600 civil rights marchers are brutally attacked by local and state police in Selma, Alabama. This day would later be marked as Bloody Sunday.
  • 1968: Operation Truong Cong Dinh is begun by U.S and South Vietnamese forces to expose Viet Cong force around My Tho.
  • 1985: The song “We Are the World” and the charity single is released on an international basis on this day. It would go on to become the fastest selling pop single in history.

Famous Birthdays on March 7

  • Italian actress Anna Magnani is born in 1908.
  • American psychologist Morton Bard is born in 1924.
  • American actor Daniel J. Travanti is born in 1940.
  • American actor and director, Bryan Cranston is born in 1956.
  • American actress and singer, Donna Murphy is born in 1959.
  • American actor Peter Sarsgaard in 1971.
  • American actress Jenna Fischer is born in 1974.


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Blue Monday