Historical Events In March - 05
Monday, 23 April 2018
1972 On this day in history 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 March - 05.
1976 On March - 05 british £ falls below $2 for first time
1977 Lockrem Johnson, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history voyager I's closest approach to Jupiter (172,000 miles)
1979 On March - 05 vicente Ascone, composer, dies at 81
1980 Earth satellites record gamma rays from remnants of supernova N-49 on this day in history.
1980 On March - 05 jay Silverheels, Canadian actor (Tonto-Lone Ranger), dies at 60
1981 On March - 05 uS government grants Atlanta $1 million to search for black boy murderer
1981 World Ice Dance Championship in Hartford won by Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean (Great Britain) on this day in history.
1981 Brenda De Banzie, actress (39 Steps, Hobson's Choice), dies at 64 on March - 05.
1982 On this day in history comedian/actor John Belushi is found dead at age 33 of a drug overdose in Hollywood.
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 On this day in history russian spacecraft Venera 14 lands on Venus sends back data
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 March - 05 uS accuse Iraq of using poison gas
1984 On this day in history harry Salter, orch leader (Stop the Music), dies at 85
1986 On this day in history "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 The Crown charges 8 Canadian flour mills with rigging prices for food aid; $500 million over 12 years, so much for corporate ethics on this day in history.
1990 Gary Merrill, actor (Time Tunnel, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1991 Iraq repealed its annexation of Kuwait on this day in history.
1991 August de Schryver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP), dies at 92 on March - 05.
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 this day in history.
1993 Fokker 100 crashes at Skopje Macedonia, 81 die on March - 05.