Historical Events In March - 01
Wednesday, 22 March 2023
1970 White government of Rhodesia declares independence from Britain on this day in history.
1970 Ed[uard] Hoornik, Dutch writer/poet (Na jaren), dies at 59 on March - 01.
1971 On this day in history bomb attack on the Capitol in Washington DC
1972 Wilt Chamberlain is the first NBA player to score 30,000 points on March - 01.
1972 On March - 01 victor Babin, composer, dies at 63
1972 outbreak of smallpox in Yugoslavia killing 35 people on March - 01.
1972 London flu in United States killing 1,027 people on this day in history.
1973 On March - 01 robyn Smith becomes first female jockey to win a major race
1974 George Harrison announces his concert tour of US in November on March - 01.
1974 On March - 01 ian &Greg Chappell make 264 partnership vs New Zealand cricket at Wellington
1974 On this day in history sikorsky's triple-turbine helicopter, the YCH-53E, largest and most powerful helicopter in the western world, made its first flight
1974 On this day in history the BC Court of Appeals rules Indian child can be adopted by non-Indian parents without losing status
1974 Watergate grand jury indicts 7 Presidential aides on March - 01.
1974 On this day in history jos de Haes, Flemish philological/poet (Azuren Holte), dies at 53
1974 smallpox epidemic of India in India killing 15,000 people on March - 01.
1975 On this day in history 17th Grammy Awards I Honestly Love You, Marvin Hamlisch win
1975 On this day in history eagles' "Best of My Love" reaches #1
1975 On this day in history 17th Grammy Awards: I Honestly Love You, Marvin Hamlisch win
1976 The Alberta Government founds Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund with windfall oil royalties on March - 01.
1976 On this day in history jean Martinon, French conductor/composer, dies at 66
1977 On this day in history bank of America adopts the name VISA for their credit cards
1977 US extends territorial waters to 200 miles on this day in history.
1978 Charlie Chaplin's coffin was stolen from a Swiss cemetery on this day in history.
1978 Coffin of Charles Chaplin stolen, only months after being buried on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history dolores Costello, actress (Noah's Ark, Expensive Women), dies at 73
1980 On March - 01 hilbert van der Duim becomes world champion all-round skater
1980 Patti Smith &MC5 guitarist Fred Sonic Smith wed in Detroit MI on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history snow falls in the sunshine state of Florida
1980 On this day in history john Jacob Niles, composer, dies at 87
1981 "Sophisticated Ladies" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 767 performances on March - 01.
1981 On March - 01 alberta cuts oil production to protest Ottawa's National Energy Policy the federal government replies by a compensation charge as Energy Minister Marc Lalonde matches Alberta cutbacks by a "Lougheed Levy" to subsidize imports
1981 Bobby Sands, IRA member, begins 65-day hunger strike in Maze Prison (he dies) on March - 01.
1981 On March - 01 iRA member Bobby Sands begins a hunger strike at Northern Ireland's Maze Prison. (Sands died 65 days later.)
1981 On this day in history sally Little wins LPGA Olympia Gold Golf Classic
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