Historical Events Happened In March - 05
Saturday, 01 November 2014
1972 Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis leaves communist party on March - 05.
1972 Nils Bjorkander, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.
1973 Rupert Crosse, actor (Too Late Blues), dies of cancer at 45 on March - 05.
1974 Billy DeWolfe, actor (Good Morning World), dies at 67 on March - 05.
1976 On March - 05 british £ falls below $2 for first time
1977 Lockrem Johnson, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1978 "Hello, Dolly!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 152 performances on this day in history.
1978 On March - 05 landsat 3 launched from Vandenberg AFB, California
1979 On March - 05 voyager I's closest approach to Jupiter (172,000 miles)
1979 Vicente Ascone, composer, dies at 81 on March - 05.
1980 Earth satellites record gamma rays from remnants of supernova N-49 on March - 05.
1980 Jay Silverheels, Canadian actor (Tonto-Lone Ranger), dies at 60 on March - 05.
1981 US government grants Atlanta $1 million to search for black boy murderer on March - 05.
1981 World Ice Dance Championship in Hartford won by Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean (Great Britain) on March - 05.
1981 Brenda De Banzie, actress (39 Steps, Hobson's Choice), dies at 64 on March - 05.
1982 Comedian/actor John Belushi is found dead at age 33 of a drug overdose in Hollywood on March - 05.
1982 Parliament passes Canada Oil and Gas Act; Petro Canada (the peoples oil and gas company) gets automatic 25% of all new offshore finds; to speed offshore oil and gas development on March - 05.
1982 Russian spacecraft Venera 14 lands on Venus sends back data on March - 05.
1982 John Belushi, comedian (Sat Night Live), dies of drug overdose at 33 on this day in history.
1983 Bob Hawke (Labour) defeats Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser (Conservative) on this day in history.
1984 On this day in history supreme Court (5-4); city may use public money for Nativity scene
1984 On March - 05 uS accuse Iraq of using poison gas
1984 On March - 05 harry Salter, orch leader (Stop the Music), dies at 85
1986 On this day in history "Today" tabloid launched (Britain's first national color newspaper)
1986 Teddy Hoad, cricketer (West Indian captain 1930), dies on March - 05.
1989 On this day in history 19th Easter Seal Telethon raises $37,002,000
1990 On March - 05 the Crown charges 8 Canadian flour mills with rigging prices for food aid; $500 million over 12 years, so much for corporate ethics
1990 On March - 05 gary Merrill, actor (Time Tunnel, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 75
1991 On this day in history iraq repealed its annexation of Kuwait
1991 On March - 05 august de Schryver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP), dies at 92
1992 Ethic committee votes to reveal congressmen who bounced checks on March - 05.
1992 On this day in history andrew Samuel, child actor (Our Gang), dies at 82
1993 Boston Celtic Larry Bird undergoes backfusion surgery on this day in history.
1993 Fokker 100 crashes at Skopje Macedonia, 81 die on March - 05.