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Today in history: March 7

March 7 is the 67th day of the year. There are 299 days remaining until the end of the year. March 7 is the 67th day of the year. There are 299 days remaining until the end of the year.

March 7 is the 67th day of the year. There are 299 days remaining until the end of the year.

Here are several events from this date in history.

1876: Alexander Graham Bell is granted a patent for an invention he calls the "telephone."

1912: Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen announces his expedition reached South Pole December 14, 1911.

1942: Evangelist and singer Tammy Faye Messner is born in International Falls, Minnesota.

1956: Actor Bryan Cranston is born in Los Angeles, California.

1965: Civil rights marchers are attacked by state troopers as they attempt to cross Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama.

1985: The song "We Are the World" is released internationally.

1999: Director, producer and screenwriter Stanley Kubrick, 70, dies in Hertfordshire, England.

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