Historical Events Happened In March - 05
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
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 British £ falls below $2 for first time on this day in history.
1977 Lockrem Johnson, composer, dies at 52 on March - 05.
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 On March - 05 earth satellites record gamma rays from remnants of supernova N-49
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 this day in history.
1981 Brenda De Banzie, actress (39 Steps, Hobson's Choice), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1982 On this day in history 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 March - 05.
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 this day in history.
1983 On March - 05 bob Hawke (Labour) defeats Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser (Conservative)
1984 On this day in history supreme Court (5-4); city may use public money for Nativity scene
1984 US accuse Iraq of using poison gas on this day in history.
1984 Harry Salter, orch leader (Stop the Music), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1986 "Today" tabloid launched (Britain's first national color newspaper) on March - 05.
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 March - 05.
1990 Gary Merrill, actor (Time Tunnel, Huckleberry Finn), dies at 75 on March - 05.
1991 Iraq repealed its annexation of Kuwait on March - 05.
1991 On March - 05 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 On this day in history andrew Samuel, child actor (Our Gang), dies at 82
1993 Boston Celtic Larry Bird undergoes backfusion surgery on this day in history.
1993 Fokker 100 crashes at Skopje Macedonia, 81 die on this day in history.