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15 :e Mars år 2026

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Today's name is: Christopher, Christel. Congratulations on your name day!

This is week: 11

Day of the year is: 74 of total 365 days.

Historical events this day: (from Wikipedia)

  • 44 BC - The lord of the field Julius Caesar, which the previous year had been elected to Roman dictator for life, is murdered in it Roman Senate in a conspiracy on idus in March. According to legend, when he saw his foster son Brutus among the murderers, he is said to have exclaimed in disappointment "Even you, my Brutus?" (Latin: "Et tu, Brute?"). However, this is a myth, which originates from Shakespeare's play about him. If he said anything at all, it is more likely that he spoke Greek and then said "You too, my child?" (Greek “Kai sys, teknon?”).
  • 1820Maine becomes the 23rd state to be admitted into it American Union.[3]
  • 1848 - During the wave of revolution which sweeps across Europe after the February Revolution in France erupts on this day revolution in Hungary against the Austrian rule. The Imperial Governor is forced to resign and the Count Lajos Batthyány form a national Hungarian government. Later in the spring, elections are held in Hungary and the country becomes an autonomous Austrian province.
  • 1892 - Since arena owner John Houlding has raised the rent for the football arena for seven years Anfield in British Liverpool from 100 to 250 pounds has the arena's then home team Everton F.C left it and moved to Goodison Park instead. On this day, therefore, a new team is founded, Liverpool FC, at Anfield instead. Thanks to a £500 loan from Houlding, the team was able to sign a number of players from Scotland, making it known as "the team with all the Macs".
  • 1906 - The British motor and aviation pioneers Charles Stewart Rolls and Henry Royce, who have met two years earlier, found the car company Rolls-Royce Limited. At first they only manufactured cars, but from 1914 they also began to manufacture aircraft engines.
  • 1909 - The one from Harrods.
  • 1917 - The Russian Tsar Nicholas II forced under the February Revolution to abdicate the Russian throne, both for himself and his son Alexey's part. He is succeeded as Tsar by his younger brother Mikhail, but then the provisional government unable to guarantee his safety, the politically disinterested Michail chooses to voluntarily abdicate the following day.
  • 1933 - The German Chancellor Adolf Hitler calls Germany to Third Reich, which is intended to last for a thousand years (however, it ends twelve years later, when Germany has lost World War II). The term Third Reich derives from that German-Roman Empire (800/962–1806) counts as the first and that German Empire (1871–1918) counts as the second.
  • 1939 - Since Germany in October of the previous year they have annexed Sudeten German the areas of Czechoslovakia and Slovakia the day before have declared their independence, Germany this day invades and annexes the remaining parts of Czechoslovakia, which this day ceases to exist. The country is resurrected in 1945, after the end of World War II.
  • 1956 - The musical My Fair Lady, with music by Frederick Loewe and text of Alan Jay Lerner and which is based on George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion, premieres on Broadway and becomes one of the biggest successes there ever. The main roles are played by Rex Harrison (Professor Higgins) and Julie Andrews (Eliza Doolittle) and when the musical is being filmed In 1964, Harrison reprized his role, while Eliza Doolittle was then played Audrey Hepburn.
  • 1986 - Then the Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme have been murdered two weeks earlier his funeral is held on this day in Stockholm City Hall, broadcast live on television. He is then buried Adolf Fredrik's cemetery in Stockholm.
  • 1988 - During the ongoing the war between Iran and Iraq captures the Kurdish city Halabja in northeastern Iraq by Iranian forces. The following day, Iraq therefore carries out a gas attack against the city, whereby up to 7,000 civilians die.
  • 1999 - The Swedish TV channel SVT24 is launched as the Nordic region's first news channel. As it does not get the success it had hoped for as a news channel, it eventually focuses instead on reruns of entertainment programs and drama series.
  • 2004 - Four days after the bombing of the central station in Madrid held parliamentary elections in Spain. The incumbent Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznars party Partido Popular loses the election, partly because of how they have handled the bombing. Winners will be instead Spanish Socialist Workers Party (PSOE) and its leaders José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero can take office as Spain's new prime minister on April 1. He immediately confirms the election promise that all Spanish troops in Iraq (1,300 men) should be withdrawn and taken home to Spain.
  • 2011Syrian Civil War begins.
  • 2019The mosque attack in Christchurch. A perpetrator, Brenton Terrant, opens fire on visitors at two mosques in Christchurch i New Zealand during the Friday prayer and 50 people die and 50 are injured, 20 of them seriously. After the attack, Tarrant goes to his car to change weapons and return to the scene to shoot dead people who still showed signs of life. There are also explosive charges that are defused.[4]