Historical Events Happened In March - 05
Monday, 26 January 2015
1972 Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis leaves communist party on March - 05.
1972 On this day in history nils Bjorkander, composer, dies at 78
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 Lockrem Johnson, composer, dies at 52 on March - 05.
1978 On this day in history "Hello, Dolly!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 152 performances
1978 Landsat 3 launched from Vandenberg AFB, California on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history voyager I's closest approach to Jupiter (172,000 miles)
1979 On this day in history vicente Ascone, composer, dies at 81
1980 On this day in history earth satellites record gamma rays from remnants of supernova N-49
1980 Jay Silverheels, Canadian actor (Tonto-Lone Ranger), dies at 60 on this day in history.
1981 US government grants Atlanta $1 million to search for black boy murderer on this day in history.
1981 On March - 05 world Ice Dance Championship in Hartford won by Jayne Torvill & Christopher Dean (Great Britain)
1981 On this day in history 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 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 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history uS accuse Iraq of using poison gas
1984 On this day in history harry Salter, orch leader (Stop the Music), dies at 85
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 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 March - 05.
1991 On March - 05 iraq repealed its annexation of Kuwait
1991 On this day in history august de Schryver, Belgian politician/founder (CVP), dies at 92
1992 On this day in history ethic committee votes to reveal congressmen who bounced checks
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