Historical Events In March - 01
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
1945 Fieldmarshal Kesselring succeeds von Rundstedt as commander on March - 01.
1945 On this day in history hitler orders the destruction of all Germany; it is unworthy of surviving him. His order mandates the destruction not only of military installations, but also of all stores, industries, and transportation and communication installations. Nothing is to fall into enemy hands.
1945 Major Frederick A. Tilston Cdn.(The Essex Scottish Regimetn) wins the Victoria Cross at Hochwald, Germany on this day in history.
1945 US infantry regiment captures Mönchengladbach on March - 01.
1946 On March - 01 british Govt takes control of Bank of England, after 252 years
1946 On March - 01 operation Frostbite--USS Midway with elements of Air Group 74 on board, and accompanied by three destroyers, left Norfolk to conduct cold weather tests in Davis Strait. In the period 7-22 March, these units with World War II type aircraft and the newer F8F Bearcat, the combination prop and jet FR-1 Fireball, and the HNS-1 helicopter.
1946 On March - 01 panamá accepts its new constitution
1946 On this day in history bubonic plague in China
1946 On this day in history relapsing fever in Egypt
1947 International Monetary Fund began operations on this day in history.
1947 On this day in history j Boogaard, nazi collaborator, executed
1947 On this day in history cholera in Egypt
1949 Heavyweight boxing champ Joe Louis, "The Brown Bomber," retires after holding the title for more than 11 years on this day in history.
1950 On this day in history chiang Kai-shek resumed the Presidency of National China on Formosa
1950 Klaus Fuchs sentenced to 14 years for atomic espionage (London) on this day in history.
1950 On this day in history uSSR issues golden rubles
1952 Egyptian government-Ali Maher Pasja resigns on this day in history.
1952 Helgoland, in North Sea, returned to West Germany by Britain on this day in history.
1953 On this day in history uS removes embargo on Canadian livestock placed after outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in 1952
1953 Anton GO Ridder Van Rappard, painter/lithographer/etcher, dies on this day in history.
1954 4 Puerto Ricans open fire in US House of Representatives injuring 5 Representatives on this day in history.
1954 On this day in history first American hydrogen bomb test on the island of Bikini
1954 Rebellion during visit of President Naguib in Khartoum Sudan, 30 die on this day in history.
1954 On March - 01 ron Howard Emmy Award-winning producer was born
1954 On March - 01 ted Williams fractures collarbone in first game of spring training after flying 39 combat missions without injury in Korean War
1954 The birth of Ron Howard, American director on this day in history.
1954 US explodes 15 megaton hydrogen bomb at Bikini Atoll on March - 01.
1955 Israeli assault on Gaza, kills 48 on this day in history.
1955 Pakistan vs India 5 Test Cricket series ends in a 0-0 draw on this day in history.
1957 Asian flu in Worldwide killing 1-4 million people on March - 01.
1958 On March - 01 gary Sobers 365 vs Pakistan, 614 minutes, 38 fours, best Cricket before Lara
1958 On this day in history sobers completes 446 stand for 2nd wicket with Conrad Hunte, 260
1958 On March - 01 west Indies cricket declare at stumps score of 3-790 declare vs Pakistan
1958 On March - 01 giacomo Balla, Italian painter, dies at 86