The Sky Bridge 721 opens in Dolni Morava, Czech Republic. Spanning 721 m, it is longest simple suspension bridge in the world.
The United Kingdom's Gambling Commission awards the next licence to run the National Lottery to Czech-owned lottery operator Allwyn Entertainment Ltd, replacing Camelot Group which has operated the lottery since it was started in 1994.
The Czech Republic declares a state of emergency and announces the closure of its borders to all foreigners starting from midnight on March 16, while Czech citizens will no longer be allowed to leave the country for at least 30 days.
A powerful explosion occurs in an office building in Prague, Czech Republic, believed to have been caused by natural gas, injures 35 people. Both the nearby Faculty of Arts and Sciences building of Charles University and the National Theater also sustain damage.