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Know what happened on 31st March


Importance of 31st March in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 31st March special in the world history.

1990
Poll Tax Riots
Great Britain
1959
Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, arrived in India after a 15-day journey over the Himalayas, and was granted political asylum
India
1949
Newfoundland became Canada's 10th province
Canada
1945
Death of Anne Frank whose childhood diary during the time when her family were hdiing from the Nazis in Amsterdam has influenced subsequent generations of children.
Netherlands
1933
US Congress signed into law the the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), a work relief programme for unemployed young men with dependants.
United States
1926
Birth of John Fowles, English novelist.
Great Britain
1924
British Imperial Airways begins operations (formed by merger of four British airline companies – became BOAC in 1940)
Great Britain
1921
The Royal Australian Airforce was founded.
Australia
1918
Daylight Saving Time began in the USA for the first time .
United States
1909
The construction of RMS Titanic was started.
Great Britain
1889
The Eiffel Tower was officially opened.
France
1872
Birth of Sergei Diaghilev, Russian impresario.
Russian Federation
1855
Death of Charlotte Bronte, English writer.
Great Britain
1837
Death of John Constable, English artist.
Great Britain
1809
Birth of Edward Fitzgerald, British writer and poet who first translated the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam into English
Great Britain
1809
Birth of Nikolai Gogol, Ukrainian-Russian writer
Russian Federation
1732
Birth of Franz Joseph Haydn, Austrian composer
Austria
1727
Death of Isaac Newton, English mathematician and scientist.
Great Britain
1675
Birth of Pope Benedict XIV.
Italy
1631
Death of John Donne, English preacher and poet.
Great Britain
1621
Birth of Andrew Marvell, English poet.
Great Britain
1596
Birth of René Descartes, French philosopher
France
1499
Birth of Pope Pius IV.
Italy
1492
The Alhambra Decree by Queen Isabella of Castille ordered the Jews of her kingdom to convert to Christianity.
Spain
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