On this day March 14-20, 2021 (week 11) infographic
Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries on each day for the week.


On this day March 14-20, 2021 (week 11)

March 14, 2021 - March 20, 2021 - Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries for each day of the week. This week features the physicist Stephen Hawking, the Roman Emperor Julius Caesar, protests in Bahrain, the Eden Project in Cornwall, Turkey’s deal with the EU to curb immigration, legalisation of gambling in Nevada, U.S., and England’s Stonehenge.

March 14, 2018: World renowned physicist Stephen Hawking died aged 76. He was the first to set out a theory of cosmology as a union of relativity and quantum mechanics

March 15, 44BC: Roman Emperor Julius Caesar was stabbed to death in the Senate on the Ides of March by a group of senators led by Brutus and Cassius

March 16, 2011: Bahrain security forces attacked and cleared protesters from the Pearl roundabout in the centre of Manama, which had been the focus of weeks of protest

March 17, 2001: The world’s largest greenhouse opened at the Eden Project in Cornwall, England. Giant biomes recreate different climates and house thousands of plant species

March 18, 2016: Turkey reached a deal with the European Union to curb the tide of migrants heading for Greece, and take back migrants who were not eligible for asylum

March 19, 1931: The U.S. state of Nevada voted to legalise gambling, outlawed since 1909, to bring much needed money into the state during the Great Depression

March 20, 1996: Precise radiocarbon dating of bone fragments from Stonehenge indicated it was built between 2550 and 1600 BC, around 1,000 years earlier than previously thought

PUBLISHED: 02/03/2021; DESIGN: Phil Bainbridge; PICTURE RESEARCH: Julie Mullins; EVENT SELECTION: Fiona Roberts and Susan Shepherd; PROOFING: Julie Mullins; TECHNICAL CONSTRUCTION: Fiona Roberts;; STORY: Julie Mullins; PICTURES: Newscom, Getty, Associated Press