Historical Events Happened In March - 05
Sunday, 23 October 2016
1972 Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis leaves communist party on March - 05.
1972 Nils Bjorkander, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.
1973 Rupert Crosse, actor (Too Late Blues), dies of cancer at 45 on this day in history.
1974 On March - 05 billy DeWolfe, actor (Good Morning World), dies at 67
1976 On this day in history british £ falls below $2 for first time
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 March - 05.
1979 Vicente Ascone, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1980 Earth satellites record gamma rays from remnants of supernova N-49 on March - 05.
1980 On March - 05 jay Silverheels, Canadian actor (Tonto-Lone Ranger), dies at 60
1981 US government grants Atlanta $1 million to search for black boy murderer on this day in history.
1981 World Ice Dance Championship in Hartford won by Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean (Great Britain) on March - 05.
1981 Brenda De Banzie, actress (39 Steps, Hobson's Choice), dies at 64 on this day in history.
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 Russian spacecraft Venera 14 lands on Venus sends back data on this day in history.
1982 On this day in history john Belushi, comedian (Sat Night Live), dies of drug overdose at 33
1983 On this day in history 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 On March - 05 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 March - 05.
1986 Teddy Hoad, cricketer (West Indian captain 1930), dies on this day in history.
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 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 March - 05.
1992 Andrew Samuel, child actor (Our Gang), dies at 82 on March - 05.
1993 On this day in history boston Celtic Larry Bird undergoes backfusion surgery
1993 On March - 05 fokker 100 crashes at Skopje Macedonia, 81 die