On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
President John Tyler signs a congressional resolution annexing the Republic of Texas.
The first U.S. edition of Arthur Conan Doyle's A Study in Scarlet, which introduces the character Sherlock Holmes, is published.
Mickey Mantle announces his retirement from baseball after an impressive run in the American League that lasted more than a decade.
Richard Wright's autobiography, Native Son, is published.
Joe Louis retires as heavyweight boxing champion.
President John F. Kennedy establishes the Peace Corps, a new agency within the Department of State.
While on a secret mission to Afghanistan, Prince Harry is forced to return to Britain after U.S. website The Drudge Report makes his deployment public.
Born on This Day
Born: March 1, 1994
Age: 19 years old
Birthplace: Stratford, Ontario, Canada
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Television Actor, Producer, Guitarist, Singer / 1944 -
Roger Daltrey is a rock musician and singer who’s the former lead vocalist of The Who. He’s also a film and TV actor.
1944 | 69 years old
Film Actor, Theater Actor, ...
1987 | 26 years old
Songwriter, Rapper, Singer
Born: March 1, 1969
Age: 44 years old
Birthplace: Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain
Occupation: Film Actor
1914 | 80 years old
Educator, Literary Critic, ...
Film Actor, Television Actor, Director, Producer, Television Personality / 1954 -
Ron Howard is best known for his roles on the shows Happy Days and The Andy Griffith Show, and as the director for films, including A Beautiful Mind and Apollo 13.
1954 | 59 years old
Film Actor, Television Actor, ...
Died on This Day
Died: March 1, 1984
Age: 69 years old
Place: Santa Monica, California , United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Television Actor
1995 | 48 years old
1792 | 44 years old
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