Historical Events For March - 05
Friday, 23 June 2017
1972 On March - 05 greek composer Mikis Theodorakis leaves communist party
1972 On this day in history nils Bjorkander, composer, dies at 78
1973 Rupert Crosse, actor (Too Late Blues), dies of cancer at 45 on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history billy DeWolfe, actor (Good Morning World), dies at 67
1976 On this day in history british £ falls below $2 for first time
1977 Lockrem Johnson, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1978 On this day in history "Hello, Dolly!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 152 performances
1978 Landsat 3 launched from Vandenberg AFB, California on this day in history.
1979 Voyager I's closest approach to Jupiter (172,000 miles) on this day in history.
1979 On March - 05 vicente Ascone, composer, dies at 81
1980 Earth satellites record gamma rays from remnants of supernova N-49 on this day in history.
1980 On March - 05 jay Silverheels, Canadian actor (Tonto-Lone Ranger), dies at 60
1981 On this day in history uS government grants Atlanta $1 million to search for black boy murderer
1981 On this day in history world Ice Dance Championship in Hartford won by Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean (Great Britain)
1981 Brenda De Banzie, actress (39 Steps, Hobson's Choice), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1982 Comedian/actor John Belushi is found dead at age 33 of a drug overdose in Hollywood on March - 05.
1982 On March - 05 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
1982 Russian spacecraft Venera 14 lands on Venus sends back data on this day in history.
1982 On this day in history john Belushi, comedian (Sat Night Live), dies of drug overdose at 33
1983 Bob Hawke (Labour) defeats Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser (Conservative) on March - 05.
1984 On March - 05 supreme Court (5-4); city may use public money for Nativity scene
1984 US accuse Iraq of using poison gas on this day in history.
1984 On March - 05 harry Salter, orch leader (Stop the Music), dies at 85
1986 On March - 05 "Today" tabloid launched (Britain's first national color newspaper)
1986 Teddy Hoad, cricketer (West Indian captain 1930), dies on this day in history.
1989 On March - 05 19th Easter Seal Telethon raises $37,002,000
1990 On this day in history the Crown charges 8 Canadian flour mills with rigging prices for food aid; $500 million over 12 years, so much for corporate ethics
1990 Gary Merrill, actor (Time Tunnel, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1991 Iraq repealed its annexation of Kuwait on this day in history.
1991 August de Schryver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP), dies at 92 on this day in history.
1992 Ethic committee votes to reveal congressmen who bounced checks on March - 05.
1992 Andrew Samuel, child actor (Our Gang), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history boston Celtic Larry Bird undergoes backfusion surgery
1993 On this day in history fokker 100 crashes at Skopje Macedonia, 81 die