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 This day in History - March 7
378 Historic Events for March 7
1990

3 passengers killed and 162 injured as subway train derails (Phila)

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1991

Iraq continues to explode oil fields in Kuwait

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1992

Nicole Stevenson swims world record 200m backstroke (2:06.78)

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1993

Arnold Franchetti, Ital/US composer, dies

Death
1993

Tony Harris, cricketer (8 Tests for S Afr 1947-49, 100 runs), dies

Death
1993

Diff'rent Stroke actor Todd Bridges arrested for stabbing a tenant

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1993

23rd Easter Seal Telethon raises

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1993

Earl Wrightson, singer/actor (Pinafore), dies of heart failure at 77

Death
1994

Charles Taylor resigns as pres of Liberia

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1994

8th American Comedy Award: Carrot Top wins

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1994

David Platt appointed captain of English football team

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1994

US Navy issues 1st permanent order assigning women on combat ship

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1994

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

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1995

Dollar worth 1.5330 Dutch guilder (record)

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1995

Jacques Lefebvre, Belgian air force gen, commits suicide at 64

Death
1995

John Arthur Neill Lambert, composer teacher organist, dies at 69

Death
1995

Jaap van den Hurk, TV-director (NCRV), dies

Death
1995

Paul-Emile Victor, French pole explorer, dies at 87

Death
1995

Don Cook, British foreign correspondent, dies at 74

Death
1995

Thijmen Kuijt, resistance fighter/co-found paper (Typhoon), dies at 82

Death
1995

NY becomes 38th state to have the death penalty

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1996

Aled Eames, mAritime historian, dies at 74

Death
1996

1st surface photos of Pluto (photographed by Hubble Space Telescope)

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1996

British Steel in Workington wins Lithuanian multi-million œ order

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1996

Magic Johnson is 2nd NBA player to reach 10,000 career assists

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