Historical Events For March - 05
Sunday, 26 March 2017
1972 Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis leaves communist party on March - 05.
1972 On March - 05 nils Bjorkander, composer, dies at 78
1973 Rupert Crosse, actor (Too Late Blues), dies of cancer at 45 on March - 05.
1974 On March - 05 billy DeWolfe, actor (Good Morning World), dies at 67
1976 British £ falls below $2 for first time on March - 05.
1977 On March - 05 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 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 March - 05.
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 On March - 05 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 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 On this day in history 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 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 US accuse Iraq of using poison gas on this day in history.
1984 On March - 05 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 On March - 05 teddy Hoad, cricketer (West Indian captain 1930), dies
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 On this day in history gary Merrill, actor (Time Tunnel, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 75
1991 On this day in history iraq repealed its annexation of Kuwait
1991 August de Schryver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP), dies at 92 on this day in history.
1992 Ethic committee votes to reveal congressmen who bounced checks on this day in history.
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.