THIS DAY IN HISTORY 07/03


This day in #history 07/03
MARCH 7TH

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1530 – King Henry VIII’s divorce request is denied by the Pope. Henry then declares that he, not the Pope, is supreme head of England’s church

1560 – Christian fleet under Gian Andrea lands at Djerba, N Africa

1798 – The French army enters Rome: the birth of the Roman Republic.

1799 – The Royal Institution of Great Britain founded; dedicated to scientific research and education.

1902 – Boers beat British troop in Tweebosch Transvaal

1936 – Hitler breaks Treaty of Versailles, sends troops to Rhineland

1994 – Charles Taylor resigns as pres of Liberia

1994 – ANC chief Nelson Mandela rejects demand by white right-wingers for separate homeland in South Africa

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2013 – Hilary Mantel is awarded the 2013 David Cohen Prize for literature

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1983 – Manucho, Angolan footballer

1984 – Mathieu Flamini, French footballer

FAMOUS DEATHS

322 BC – Aristotle, Greek philosopher (b. 384 BC)

1274 – Thomas Aquinas, Italian thelogian/saint, dies at 48

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