Historical Events In March - 01
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
1970 On this day in history white government of Rhodesia declares independence from Britain
1970 Ed[uard] Hoornik, Dutch writer/poet (Na jaren), dies at 59 on this day in history.
1971 On March - 01 bomb attack on the Capitol in Washington DC
1972 On this day in history wilt Chamberlain is the first NBA player to score 30,000 points
1972 On this day in history 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 Robyn Smith becomes first female jockey to win a major race on March - 01.
1974 On this day in history george Harrison announces his concert tour of US in November
1974 Ian &Greg Chappell make 264 partnership vs New Zealand cricket at Wellington on this day in history.
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 The BC Court of Appeals rules Indian child can be adopted by non-Indian parents without losing status on this day in history.
1974 Watergate grand jury indicts 7 Presidential aides on this day in history.
1974 Jos de Haes, Flemish philological/poet (Azuren Holte), dies at 53 on this day in history.
1974 smallpox epidemic of India in India killing 15,000 people on March - 01.
1975 17th Grammy Awards I Honestly Love You, Marvin Hamlisch win on this day in history.
1975 Eagles' "Best of My Love" reaches #1 on March - 01.
1975 On March - 01 17th Grammy Awards: I Honestly Love You, Marvin Hamlisch win
1976 On this day in history the Alberta Government founds Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund with windfall oil royalties
1976 On March - 01 jean Martinon, French conductor/composer, dies at 66
1977 Bank of America adopts the name VISA for their credit cards on March - 01.
1977 US extends territorial waters to 200 miles on March - 01.
1978 Charlie Chaplin's coffin was stolen from a Swiss cemetery on this day in history.
1978 On March - 01 coffin of Charles Chaplin stolen, only months after being buried
1979 On March - 01 dolores Costello, actress (Noah's Ark, Expensive Women), dies at 73
1980 Hilbert van der Duim becomes world champion all-round skater on March - 01.
1980 On March - 01 patti Smith &MC5 guitarist Fred Sonic Smith wed in Detroit MI
1980 Snow falls in the sunshine state of Florida on this day in history.
1980 John Jacob Niles, composer, dies at 87 on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history "Sophisticated Ladies" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 767 performances
1981 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 on March - 01.
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 March - 01 sally Little wins LPGA Olympia Gold Golf Classic