Historical Events Happened In March - 05
Thursday, 18 December 2014
1972 Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis leaves communist party on this day in history.
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 British £ falls below $2 for first time on this day in history.
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 Landsat 3 launched from Vandenberg AFB, California on March - 05.
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 this day in history.
1981 On March - 05 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 On March - 05 brenda De Banzie, actress (39 Steps, Hobson's Choice), dies at 64
1982 On March - 05 comedian/actor John Belushi is found dead at age 33 of a drug overdose in Hollywood.
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 March - 05 russian spacecraft Venera 14 lands on Venus sends back data
1982 On March - 05 john Belushi, comedian (Sat Night Live), dies of drug overdose at 33
1983 On March - 05 bob Hawke (Labour) defeats Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser (Conservative)
1984 Supreme Court (5-4); city may use public money for Nativity scene on this day in history.
1984 US accuse Iraq of using poison gas on March - 05.
1984 Harry Salter, orch leader (Stop the Music), dies at 85 on March - 05.
1986 On March - 05 "Today" tabloid launched (Britain's first national color newspaper)
1986 Teddy Hoad, cricketer (West Indian captain 1930), dies on March - 05.
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 March - 05.
1991 Iraq repealed its annexation of Kuwait on March - 05.
1991 On this day in history august de Schryver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP), dies at 92
1992 Ethic committee votes to reveal congressmen who bounced checks on this day in history.
1992 Andrew Samuel, child actor (Our Gang), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1993 Boston Celtic Larry Bird undergoes backfusion surgery on March - 05.
1993 Fokker 100 crashes at Skopje Macedonia, 81 die on March - 05.