7 March It Happened Today
1802 Birth of English painter, Edwin Henry Landseer.
1875 Birth of French composer Maurice Ravel.
1876 The telephone is patented by Alexander Graham Bell.
1936 German troops march into the demilitarized in contravention of the Treaty of Versailles.
1984 Death of Donald Maclean who had spied for the Soviet Union while working at the British Foreign Office.