1849 - Death of professor and historian Stephan Ludwig Roth, a participant in the 1848-1849 Revolution in Transylvania. (b. November 24, 1796)1849 - Revolutionary prefect Ioan Buteanu is killed by Hungarian troops. 1877 - The Romanian Government repeals tribute to the Sublime Porte (914,000 lei) and redirects the money to the Ministry of War.
1905 - Birth of biologist Petre Vasile Jitariu, a permanent member of the Romanian Academy. (d. 3June 30, 1989)
1913 - Birth of actress Beate Fredanov (Friedmann). (d. March 13, 1997)
1926 - Birth of electromechanical engineer Horia Colan, a permanent member of the Romanian Academy. (d. July 24, 2017)
1926 - Birth of agronomist and oenologist Valeriu D. Cotea, a permanent member of the Romanian Academy; he establishes and leads the Iasi-based Centre for Oenological Studies with the Romanian Academy; honorary chairman of the Agricultural and Forestry Sciences Department of the Romanian Academy. (d. April 21, 2016)
1958 - Death of literary historian and critic Ion Breazu. (b. April 4, 1901)
1979 - At the 12th edition of the European Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark, Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci wins the all-around champion title for the third consecutive time, a unique performance in the history of the event; she also wins two gold medals.
1980 - Death of sculptor Vida Gheza, a corresponding member of the Romanian Academy. (b. February 28, 1913)
1987 - Birth of gymnast Monica Rosu, double Olympic medal winner, in the team and vault events, at the 2004 Athens Summer Olympic Games.
1995 - Death of philosopher George Uscatescu, an honorary member of the Romanian Academy. (b. May 5, 1919)
1998 - Ion Tiriac is elected chairman of the Romanian Olympic Committee.
2010 - Death of engineer Radu P. Voinea, a permanent member of the Romanian Academy (1974), a founding member and chairman of the Romanian Academy of Technical Sciences, chairman of the Romanian Academy (1984-1990). (b. May 24, 1923)
2014 - Death of actress Margareta Pogonat-Caliopi. (b. March 6, 1933)