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  • Tarvisio, Italy
    Tuesday Mar 21, 1797

    Napoleon

    Battle of Tarvis

    Tarvisio, Italy
    Tuesday Mar 21, 1797

    In the first encounter between the two commanders, Napoleon pushed back his opponent and advanced deep into Austrian territory after winning at the Battle of Tarvis in March 1797.




  • Hungary (then Kingdom of Hungary)
    Friday Mar 21, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    The Successful Communist Coup d'état

    Hungary (then Kingdom of Hungary)
    Friday Mar 21, 1919

    On 21 March, Béla Kun led a successful communist coup d'état. Károlyi was deposed and arrested. Kun formed a social democratic, communist coalition government and proclaimed the Hungarian Soviet Republic. Days later the Communists purged the Social Democrats from the government.




  • Tiraspol, Moldova
    Friday Mar 21, 1919

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    Occupation of Tiraspol

    Tiraspol, Moldova
    Friday Mar 21, 1919

    On 21 March 1919, Romanian troops of the 39th Regiment occupied Tiraspol.




  • Kerry, Ireland
    Monday Mar 21, 1921

    Irish War of Independence

    Train at the Headford junction

    Kerry, Ireland
    Monday Mar 21, 1921

    On 21 March, the Kerry IRA attacked a train at the Headford junction near Killarney.




  • Potsdam, Germany
    Tuesday Mar 21, 1933

    Adolf Hitler

    New Reichstag

    Potsdam, Germany
    Tuesday Mar 21, 1933

    On 21 March 1933, the new Reichstag was constituted with an opening ceremony at the Garrison Church in Potsdam. This "Day of Potsdam" was held to demonstrate unity between the Nazi movement and the old Prussian elite and military. Hitler appeared in a morning coat and humbly greeted Hindenburg.




  • France
    Friday Mar 21, 1947

    First Indochina War

    The First occurrence was probably at The National Assembly

    France
    Friday Mar 21, 1947

    The first occurrence was probably at the National Assembly on March 21, 1947, when the communist deputes refused to back the military credits for Indochina.




  • Hill Eerie (near Chorwon), North Korea
    Friday Mar 21, 1952

    Korean War

    The Battle of Hill Eerie

    Hill Eerie (near Chorwon), North Korea
    Friday Mar 21, 1952

    The Battle of Hill Eerie refers to several Korean War engagements between the United Nations Command (UN) forces and the Chinese People's Volunteer Army (PVA) in 1952 at Hill Eerie, a military outpost about 10 miles (16 km) west of Ch'orwon. It was taken several times by both sides; each sabotaging the others' position.


  • Glicério, São Paulo, Brazil
    Monday Mar 21, 1955

    Jair Bolsonaro

    Birth

    Glicério, São Paulo, Brazil
    Monday Mar 21, 1955

    Bolsonaro was born on 21 March 1955 in the town of Glicério, in São Paulo.


  • Egypt
    Wednesday Mar 21, 1956

    Mother's Day

    Mother's Day (Egypy)

    Egypt
    Wednesday Mar 21, 1956

    The idea (Mother's Day) was first ridiculed by president Gamal Abdel Nasser but he eventually accepted it and Mother's Day was first celebrated on 21 March 1956.


  • Alcatraz, San Francisco, USA
    Thursday Mar 21, 1963

    June 1962 Alcatraz escape attempt: Escape from Alcatraz

    penitentiary closing

    Alcatraz, San Francisco, USA
    Thursday Mar 21, 1963

    Because the penitentiary cost much more to operate than other prisons (nearly $10 per prisoner per day, as opposed to $3 per prisoner per day at Atlanta), and half a century of saltwater saturation had severely eroded the buildings, then-Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy ordered the penitentiary closed on March 21, 1963.


  • Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Friday Mar 21, 1980

    Ronaldinho

    Birth

    Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Friday Mar 21, 1980

    Ronaldo de Assis Moreira was born 21 March 1980 in the city of Porto Alegre, the state capital of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.


  • Khuzestan Province, Iran
    Sunday Mar 21, 1982

    Iran–Iraq War

    Operation Fath-ol-Mobeen (Undeniable Victory)

    Khuzestan Province, Iran
    Sunday Mar 21, 1982

    Iran's next major offensive, led by then Colonel Ali Sayad Shirazi , was Operation Fath-ol-Mobeen (Undeniable Victory). On 22 March 1982, Iran launched an attack which took the Iraqi forces by surprise: using Chinook helicopters, they landed behind Iraqi lines, silenced their artillery, and captured an Iraqi headquarters. The Iranian Basij then launched "human wave" attacks, consisting of 1,000 fighters per wave. Though they took heavy losses, they eventually broke through Iraqi lines. Operation Undeniable Victory was an Iranian victory; Iraqi forces were driven away from Shush, Dezful and Ahvaz. The Iranian armed forces destroyed 320–400 Iraqi tanks and armored vehicles in a costly success.


  • Tehran - Tabriz - Shiraz - Isfahan, Iran
    Thursday Mar 21, 1985

    Iran–Iraq War

    The second "war of the cities"

    Tehran - Tabriz - Shiraz - Isfahan, Iran
    Thursday Mar 21, 1985

    Saddam responded by launching chemical attacks against the Iranian positions along the highway and by initiating the second "war of the cities", with an air and missile campaign against twenty to thirty Iranian population centers, including Tehran.


  • Los Angeles, California, USA
    Monday Mar 21, 1994

    Steven Spielberg

    1st Director Oscar

    Los Angeles, California, USA
    Monday Mar 21, 1994

    Steven has won his first Academy Award for the category of Best Director in 1994 For the movie Schindler's List.


  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Sunday Mar 21, 1999

    Steven Spielberg

    2nd Director Oscar

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Sunday Mar 21, 1999

    Steven has won his second Academy Award for the category of Best Director in 1999 For the movie Saving Private Ryan.


  • Paris, France
    Tuesday Mar 21, 2006

    Lacoste

    Bernard's Death

    Paris, France
    Tuesday Mar 21, 2006

    Bernard died in Paris on 21 March 2006.


  • Europe
    Monday Mar 21, 2016

    Visa Inc.

    The agreement was amended in response to the feedback of European Commission

    Europe
    Monday Mar 21, 2016

    On April 21, 2016 the agreement was amended in response to the feedback of European Commission.


  • Brussels, Belgium
    Thursday Mar 21, 2019

    Brexit

    May presented her case to a European Council summit meeting

    Brussels, Belgium
    Thursday Mar 21, 2019

    On 21 March 2019, May presented her case to a European Council summit meeting in Brussels. After May left the meeting, a discussion amongst the remaining EU leaders resulted in the rejection of 30 June date and offered instead a choice of two new alternative Brexit dates.


  • Spain
    Saturday Mar 21, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Spain's hospitalized

    Spain
    Saturday Mar 21, 2020

    On 21 March, it was reported that at least 2,355 people were hospitalized in intensive care (942 in the Community of Madrid) and more than 350,000 tests for COVID-19 had been conducted.


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