Historical Events For March - 05
Monday, 27 February 2017
1972 Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis leaves communist party on March - 05.
1972 Nils Bjorkander, composer, dies at 78 on March - 05.
1973 On March - 05 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 March - 05 lockrem Johnson, composer, dies at 52
1978 On March - 05 "Hello, Dolly!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 152 performances
1978 Landsat 3 launched from Vandenberg AFB, California on March - 05.
1979 On this day in history voyager I's closest approach to Jupiter (172,000 miles)
1979 Vicente Ascone, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1980 On March - 05 earth satellites record gamma rays from remnants of supernova N-49
1980 On this day in history jay Silverheels, Canadian actor (Tonto-Lone Ranger), dies at 60
1981 US government grants Atlanta $1 million to search for black boy murderer on March - 05.
1981 On March - 05 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 Comedian/actor John Belushi is found dead at age 33 of a drug overdose in Hollywood on this day in history.
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 March - 05.
1982 Russian spacecraft Venera 14 lands on Venus sends back data on March - 05.
1982 John Belushi, comedian (Sat Night Live), dies of drug overdose at 33 on March - 05.
1983 On March - 05 bob Hawke (Labour) defeats Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser (Conservative)
1984 On March - 05 supreme Court (5-4); city may use public money for Nativity scene
1984 US accuse Iraq of using poison gas on March - 05.
1984 On this day in history harry Salter, orch leader (Stop the Music), dies at 85
1986 On March - 05 "Today" tabloid launched (Britain's first national color newspaper)
1986 Teddy Hoad, cricketer (West Indian captain 1930), dies on this day in history.
1989 On March - 05 19th Easter Seal Telethon raises $37,002,000
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 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 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 On March - 05 boston Celtic Larry Bird undergoes backfusion surgery
1993 On this day in history fokker 100 crashes at Skopje Macedonia, 81 die