Historical Events For March - 05
Thursday, 17 August 2017
1972 Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis leaves communist party on March - 05.
1972 On this day in history nils Bjorkander, composer, dies at 78
1973 On March - 05 rupert Crosse, actor (Too Late Blues), dies of cancer at 45
1974 On March - 05 billy DeWolfe, actor (Good Morning World), dies at 67
1976 On this day in history british £ falls below $2 for first time
1977 On March - 05 lockrem Johnson, composer, dies at 52
1978 On March - 05 "Hello, Dolly!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 152 performances
1978 On this day in history landsat 3 launched from Vandenberg AFB, California
1979 Voyager I's closest approach to Jupiter (172,000 miles) on this day in history.
1979 Vicente Ascone, composer, dies at 81 on March - 05.
1980 On this day in history earth satellites record gamma rays from remnants of supernova N-49
1980 Jay Silverheels, Canadian actor (Tonto-Lone Ranger), dies at 60 on March - 05.
1981 On March - 05 uS government grants Atlanta $1 million to search for black boy murderer
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 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 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 this day in history.
1982 On this day in history russian spacecraft Venera 14 lands on Venus sends back data
1982 John Belushi, comedian (Sat Night Live), dies of drug overdose at 33 on March - 05.
1983 Bob Hawke (Labour) defeats Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser (Conservative) on this day in history.
1984 Supreme Court (5-4); city may use public money for Nativity scene on March - 05.
1984 US accuse Iraq of using poison gas on March - 05.
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 On this day in history teddy Hoad, cricketer (West Indian captain 1930), dies
1989 On this day in history 19th Easter Seal Telethon raises $37,002,000
1990 The Crown charges 8 Canadian flour mills with rigging prices for food aid; $500 million over 12 years, so much for corporate ethics on March - 05.
1990 Gary Merrill, actor (Time Tunnel, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 75 on March - 05.
1991 Iraq repealed its annexation of Kuwait on this day in history.
1991 On March - 05 august de Schryver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP), dies at 92
1992 On this day in history ethic committee votes to reveal congressmen who bounced checks
1992 Andrew Samuel, child actor (Our Gang), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1993 On March - 05 boston Celtic Larry Bird undergoes backfusion surgery
1993 Fokker 100 crashes at Skopje Macedonia, 81 die on this day in history.