Monthly Archive: March 2019

22 March 1824 National Gallery founded

It came into being when the British government bought 38 paintings from the heirs of John Julius Angerstein, an insurance broker and patron of the arts, in 1824. Parliament had agreed £57000 expenditure for the purchase of...

“Hello” Julien MacDonald Born 19 March 1971

Julien Macdonald OBE (born 19 March 1971) is a Welsh fashion designer who has appeared as judge on the television programme, Britain & Ireland’s Next Top Model.   He was born in Merthyr Tydfil , South Wales, attending...

“Hello” Adolf Eichmann – Born 19 March 1906

Otto Adolf Eichmann (19 March 1906 – 31 May 1962) was a German Nazi SS-Obersturmbannführer(lieutenant colonel) and one of the major organizers of the Holocaust.  Eichmann was ordered by SS-Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich tomanage the logistics of mass deportation of Jews to ghettos and extermination camps in German-occupied Eastern Europe....

“Hello” Rudolf Diesel Born 18 March 1858

Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel (March 18, 1858 – September 29, 1913) was a German  inventor and mechanical engineer, famous for the invention of the Diesel engine. Death. On the evening of September 29, 1913, Diesel boarded the post office...

16 March 1978 Amoco Cadiz runs aground

Amoco Cadiz was a large crude oil carrier sailing under the Liberian flag of convenience. It ran aground on Portsall Rocks, 5 km (3 miles) from the coast of Brittany, France, on 16 March 1978, and split in

16 March 1802 US Military Academy established

The US Congress formally authorized the establishment and funding of the United States Military Academy on 16 March 1802. The academy graduated Joseph Gardner Swift, its first official graduate, in October 1802 and he later returned as

“Hello” H P Baxxter Born 16 March 1966

H.P. Baxxter (born Hans Peter Geerdes, 16 March 1966) is a German musician and the frontman of the techno group Scooter. He founded Scooter with his friend Rick J. Jordan in 1993. In 1985, Baxxter founded the band Celebrate the Nun,  with Rick and his...