Historical Events Happened In March - 05
Thursday, 11 February 2016
1972 Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis leaves communist party on March - 05.
1972 On March - 05 nils Bjorkander, composer, dies at 78
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 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 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 On March - 05 vicente Ascone, composer, dies at 81
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 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 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 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 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 this day in history.
1984 US accuse Iraq of using poison gas on this day in history.
1984 Harry Salter, orch leader (Stop the Music), dies at 85 on March - 05.
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 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 Andrew Samuel, child actor (Our Gang), dies at 82 on March - 05.
1993 Boston Celtic Larry Bird undergoes backfusion surgery on March - 05.
1993 On this day in history fokker 100 crashes at Skopje Macedonia, 81 die