The 1901 Black Sea earthquake was the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the Black Seahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1901_Black_Sea_earthquakeThe 1931 Nicaragua earthquake devastated Managua, Nicaragua on 31 March 1931.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1931_Nicaragua_earthquake
The Kandilli Observatory was destroyed on the 31st March 1909http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kandilli_ObservatoryThe Eiffel Tower was officially opened in 1889http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eiffel_TowerList of the 72 names of French scientists, engineers, and mathematicians on the Eiffel Towerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_the_72_names_on_the_Eiffel_TowerThe Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array rededication ceremony was on March 31, 2012http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t15534013/very-large-array-vla/It is claimed Richard Pearse flew and landed a powered heavier-than-air machine on 31 March 1903http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Pearse#FlightsRMS Titanic was laid down on the 31st March 1909http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RMS_Titanic#Construction.2C_launch_and_fitting-out
The Luna 10 spacecraft was launched towards the Moon from an Earth orbiting platform on March 31, 1966.
Grigori Grigoyevich Nelyubov (March 31, 1934 - February 18, 1966) was a Soviet cosmonauthttp://astronomy.activeboard.com/t56762759/grigori-grigoyevich-nelyubov-1934-1966/Patrick Graham Forrester (born March 31, 1957) is a retired United States Army officer and a NASA astronaut. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_G._ForresterJoan Feynman (born March 31, 1927) is an American astrophysicist. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_FeynmanSvein Rosseland (March 31, 1894 - January 19, 1985) was a Norwegian astrophysicist http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Svein_RosselandCarlo Rubbia (born on 31 March 1934) is an Italian particle physicisthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carlo_RubbiaSin-Itiro Tomonaga or Shin'ichir? Tomonaga (March 31, 1906 - July 8, 1979) was a Japanese physicisthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shin%27ichiro_TomonagaOtto Julius Klotz OLS, DLS, DTS (March 31, 1852 - December 28, 1923) was a Canadian astronomerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otto_Julius_KlotzAdriaan van Maanen (March 31, 1884 - January 26, 1946) was a Dutch-American astronomer. He discovered Van Maanen's star.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adriaan_van_MaanenSir William Lawrence Bragg (31 March 1890 - 1 July 1971) was an Australian-born British physicisthttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Lawrence_BraggCharles Cagniard de la Tour (March 31, 1777 - July 5, 1859) was a French engineer and physicist.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Cagniard_de_la_TourEtienne Bézout (31 March 1730 - 27 September 1783) was a French mathematicianhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%89tienne_B%C3%A9zoutJohann Sebastian Bach (31 March 1685 - 28 July 1750) was a German composer
The American science fiction action film The Matrix was released in the United States on March 31, 1999.
NGC 2915 was discovered by John Herschel on the 31st March 1837.http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t57172827/ngc-2915/NGC 3695 was discovered by Robert Stawell Ball on the 31st March 1867.http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t57172816/ngc-3695/NGC 3700 was discovered by Robert Stawell Ball on the 31st March 1867.http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t57172808/ngc-3700/NGC 4465 was discovered by Guillaume Bigourdan on the 31st March 1886.http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t57172801/ngc-4465/NGC 5006 was discovered by Ernst Wilhelm Leberecht Tempel on the 31st March 1881.http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t57172792/ngc-5006/NGC 5022 was discovered by Ernst Wilhelm Leberecht Tempel on the 31st March 1881.http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t57172777/ngc-5022/
Asteroid (40) Harmonia was discovered by German-French astronomer Hermann Goldschmidt on March 31, 1856http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t36153875/asteroid-40-harmonia/
Dwarf planet (136472) Makemake was discovered on the 31st March, 2005, by a team led by Michael Brownhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Makemake_(dwarf_planet) @plutokillerComet C/400 F1 made a close approach to the Earth (0.073 AU) on the 31st March 400 ADhttps://books.google.co.uk/books?id=DFgMAaU3vA8C&pg=PA79On March 31, 2004, meteoroid 2004 FU162 set a new record for closest recorded approach to the Earthhttp://astronomy.activeboard.com/t14174231/asteroid-2004-fu162/
MeteoritesThe Zsadany (H5) meteorite fell in Bekes, Hungary, on the 31st March, 1875.http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t48521133/zsadany-meteorite/The Avce (Iron) meteorite fell in Slovenia, on the 31st March, 1908.http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t48521144/avce-meteorite/The Kasamatsu (H) meteorite fell in Chubu, Japan, on the 31st March, 1938.http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t48521146/kasamatsu-meteorite/The Peace River (L6) meteorite fell in Alberta, Canada, on the 31st March, 1963.http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t48521139/peace-river-meteorite/The Revelstoke (CI1) meteorite fell in British Columbia, Canada, on the 31st March, 1965.http://astronomy.activeboard.com/t48521149/revelstoke-meteorite/