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Today In DOCTOR WHO History: March 21st

Bye bye Doctor. It really was great when you was you.

Welcome to our daily round-up of the Doctor Who episodes which received their premiere broadcast on this day throughout the show's long history, along with anything else of note that may have taken place. You can click on any red text to read our full retrospectives/reviews for that episode, and note that all viewing figures listed are for UK broadcasts (unless otherwise stated).

March 21st
March 21st 1964 saw the fifth episode of Marco Polo (entitled Rider From Shang-Tu) broadcast at 5.15pm and watched by 9.4 million history loving viewers. Six years later episode 1 of the Third Doctor adventure The Ambassadors of Death was watched by 7.1 million viewers. That's the very same day as a certain Mr Chris Chibnall popped into the world, so happy birthday to you sir!

Then, in 1981 it was the end, but the moment had been prepared for - part four of Logopolis, the Fourth Doctor's swansong, was watched by 6.1 million viewers.

Also on this day in 2008 the Torchwood episode Fragments debuted on BBC Three to 0.72 million viewers.

Join us again tomorrow for another round-up of the episodes broadcast, the spin-offs aired, the special events, the birthday's celebrated and anything else of note that went down on this day in Doctor Who history.

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