1876 - Prince Wilhelm Widi was born in Neuwied, Germany, arriving in Durres on March 7, 1914 at 3 p.m. The patriotic districts as well as other supporters of Vid from the ranks of the landlords eagerly welcomed his arrival in Albania, with the conviction that he would realize their national and social aspirations. Prince Vidi chose Durrës as the capital of Albania, where Esat Pashë Toptani had a strong influence. Esat Pasha, in order to secure an important position in the ruling cabinet of Prince Vid, officially declared that he welcomed his appointment as Prince of Albania, but secretly continued all the time, to encourage the movement for a Muslim prince in the country. On March 17, Vidi formed the new Albanian government. The First “Regency”, 1920-1925 The period from the Lushnja Congress that recognized the monarchical form of the state, until the overthrow of Fan Noli’s government. With the departure of Prince Vid from Durrës, 6 long years of war, chaos, chaos, invasions, and the danger of disappearing from the map of the Balkans will continue for Albania.
1902 – Died at age 48, Cecil Rhodes. Rhodes was a British businessman, a mining magnate and politician in South Africa who served as Prime Minister of the Colony Cape from 1890 to 1896. An ardent believer in British Imperialism, Rhodes and his British Society of South Africa founded the territory southern African of Rhodesia, which the company named after him in 1895.
1916 – Born in New Jersey, Sterling Hayden. Hayden, was an American actor, author, and military. A leading man for much of his career, he specialized in western and noir productions in the 1950s in films such as John Huston’s Asphalt Jungle, Johnny Guitar, Johnny Crawford, and Stanley Kubrick’s The Killing. The films that made him known worldwide were Dr. Strangelove and Goodfather.
1931 – Swissair is established as Switzerland’s national airline. It was formed by a merger between Balair and Ad Astra Aero (To Stars). For most of its 71 years, Swissair is one of the leading international airlines and known as the “Flying Bank” because of its financial stability, making it regarded as a national symbol and icon of Switzerland.
1945 – During World War II, the Battle of Iwo Jima’s officially ends, with the island secured by US military forces. This five-week battle featured some of the fiercest and bloodiest fighting of World War II in the Pacific. At the conclusion of this campaign, some US Marines, in a glorified manner, hoisted the US national flag on Mount Suribachi.
1958 – United States Army releases Explorer 3. Explorer 3 (the 1958 international designation Gamma) was an artificial Earth satellite, nearly identical to the first US Explorer 1 artificial satellite in its design and mission. The launch of Explorer was the second successful launch in Explorer. This facility stayed in space for 93 days.
1979 – Anwar al-Sadat, Menachem Beg, and Jimmy Carter sign the Egypt-Israel Peace Agreement in Washington, D.C. The main features of the treaty were mutual recognition, the cessation of war that had existed since the 1948 War, the normalization of relations, and the complete withdrawal from Israel of its armed forces and civilians from the Sinai Peninsula that Israel had captured during the War. in 1967.
1982 – Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, Prince Leka II. NTM Leka II, Prince of the Albanians was proclaimed Heir to the throne in 2000, following an oath he took before NMT Leka I, King of the Albanians, in Johannesburg. From that day on, he chose to be NTM Leka II, Prince of the Albanians. The first years of her life she received lessons from a private tutor, before attending school in Johannesburg, South Africa. St Stithian’s Collage, St Peter’s Preparatory School, ST Peter Collage. From 2004 to 2005 he studied at the world-famous Royal Military Academy of Sandhurst in the United Kingdom. During these studies he received several awards such as: “The King Hussein Price” and the platoon of NTM Leka II, Prince of the Albanians has been announced as “The Sovereign’s Platoon”. Royal University of Illyria branch International Relations and Diplomacy.
1991 – Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, and Paraguay sign the Treaty of Asuncion, establishing Mercosur, the Common Market of the South. The treaty set out a program of gradual elimination of import and export tariffs that would reach a free trade area by the end of 1994. Although program dates were not followed and the free zone had not yet been reached, the treaty laid the groundwork. for “Mercado Comun del Sur”.
2010 – Cheonan’s South Korean Navy Corvette is torpedoed, killing 46 sailors. After an international investigation, the president of the United Nations Security Council blames North Korea. A formal investigation led by South Korea conducted by a team of international experts presented a summary of its investigation, concluding that the ship had been sunk by a North Korean torpedo.