March, 1952 – World's first rock and roll concert was held in Cleveland, Ohio

DJ Alan Freed presented the concert, which was closed down after only one song because of over-crowding.

March, 1963 – The Beatles released their first album

Please Please Me, which included the hit single Love Me Do, is regarded as one of the greatest albums of all time.

March, 1888 – The Football League was founded

The league featuring teams from England and Wales was the world's oldest association football league. In 1992, its top 22 teams formed the Premier League.

March, 1882 – Robert Koch discovered the bacterium responsible for tuberculosis

The German scientist, who is regarded as the father of modern bacteriology, won the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine in 1905.

March, 1995 – WikiWikiWeb, the world's first wiki, was launched

Ward Cunningham introduced the wiki, or the user-editable website. Today, Wikipedia is the world's most well known and widely used wiki.

March, 1979 – The Israel-Egypt Peace Treaty was signed

Egypt's President Anwar al-Sadat and Israel's Prime Minister Menachem Begin signed the treaty, which ended 30 years of war between both the countries.

March, 1871 – England and Scotland competed in the first international rugby match

Like association football, rugby is a British invention. Today, it is a popular sport mainly in large parts of the British Commonwealth.