Historical Events Happened In March - 05
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
1972 Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis leaves communist party on this day in history.
1972 Nils Bjorkander, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.
1973 On this day in history rupert Crosse, actor (Too Late Blues), dies of cancer at 45
1974 Billy DeWolfe, actor (Good Morning World), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1976 On March - 05 british £ falls below $2 for first time
1977 On this day in history lockrem Johnson, composer, dies at 52
1978 "Hello, Dolly!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 152 performances on March - 05.
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 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 this day in history.
1981 US government grants Atlanta $1 million to search for black boy murderer on this day in history.
1981 World Ice Dance Championship in Hartford won by Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean (Great Britain) on March - 05.
1981 On March - 05 brenda De Banzie, actress (39 Steps, Hobson's Choice), dies at 64
1982 On this day in history comedian/actor John Belushi is found dead at age 33 of a drug overdose in Hollywood.
1982 On this day in history 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 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 "Today" tabloid launched (Britain's first national color newspaper) on March - 05.
1986 Teddy Hoad, cricketer (West Indian captain 1930), dies on March - 05.
1989 19th Easter Seal Telethon raises $37,002,000 on March - 05.
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 this day in history gary Merrill, actor (Time Tunnel, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 75
1991 On March - 05 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 On March - 05 boston Celtic Larry Bird undergoes backfusion surgery
1993 Fokker 100 crashes at Skopje Macedonia, 81 die on this day in history.