Historical Events Happened In March - 05
Friday, 24 October 2014
1972 On March - 05 greek composer Mikis Theodorakis leaves communist party
1972 Nils Bjorkander, composer, dies at 78 on March - 05.
1973 Rupert Crosse, actor (Too Late Blues), dies of cancer at 45 on March - 05.
1974 Billy DeWolfe, actor (Good Morning World), dies at 67 on this day in history.
1976 British £ falls below $2 for first time on March - 05.
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 this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history uS accuse Iraq of using poison gas
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 this day in history.
1986 On this day in history teddy Hoad, cricketer (West Indian captain 1930), dies
1989 19th Easter Seal Telethon raises $37,002,000 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history ethic committee votes to reveal congressmen who bounced checks
1992 On this day in history andrew Samuel, child actor (Our Gang), dies at 82
1993 On this day in history boston Celtic Larry Bird undergoes backfusion surgery
1993 Fokker 100 crashes at Skopje Macedonia, 81 die on March - 05.