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  • India
    Thursday Mar 13, 1997

    Mother Teresa

    Resignation

    India
    Thursday Mar 13, 1997

    On 13 March 1997 Teresa resigned as head of the Missionaries of Charity.




  • Santa Cruz, California, U.S.
    Monday Mar 24, 1997

    Netflix

    Introduction of DVDs

    Santa Cruz, California, U.S.
    Monday Mar 24, 1997

    When Marc Randolph and Reed Hastings heard about DVDs, first introduced in the United States on March 24, 1997, they tested the concept of selling or renting DVDs by mail by mailing a compact disc to Hastings' house in Santa Cruz. When the disc arrived intact, they decided to take on the $16 billion home-video sales and rental industry.




  • Moscow, Russia
    Wednesday Mar 26, 1997

    Vladimir Putin

    Presidential Staff

    Moscow, Russia
    Wednesday Mar 26, 1997

    On 26 March 1997, President Boris Yeltsin appointed Putin deputy chief of Presidential Staff, which he remained until May 1998, and chief of the Main Control Directorate of the Presidential Property Management Department (until June 1998).




  • Bangladesh
    Wednesday Mar 26, 1997

    Muhammad Yunus

    The inaugural ceremony of Grameenphone

    Bangladesh
    Wednesday Mar 26, 1997

    The inaugural ceremony of Grameenphone, the largest telephone service in Bangladesh, took place at Hasina's office on 26 March 1997.




  • Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.
    Monday Mar 31, 1997

    Dwayne Johnson

    Johnson Defeated Bret Hart

    Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.
    Monday Mar 31, 1997

    Johnson defeated Bret Hart by disqualification in a title defense on the March 31, 1997, episode of Raw is War. Behind the scenes, Hart mentored Johnson for his first year in WWF and refused to be booked to take the title from him




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