Historical Events In March - 01
Friday, 15 January 2021
1945 Fieldmarshal Kesselring succeeds von Rundstedt as commander on this day in history.
1945 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 on this day in history.
1945 Major Frederick A. Tilston Cdn.(The Essex Scottish Regimetn) wins the Victoria Cross at Hochwald, Germany on this day in history.
1945 On March - 01 uS infantry regiment captures Mönchengladbach
1946 On March - 01 british Govt takes control of Bank of England, after 252 years
1946 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 on this day in history.
1946 Panamá accepts its new constitution on this day in history.
1946 Bubonic plague in China on March - 01.
1946 Relapsing fever in Egypt on March - 01.
1947 International Monetary Fund began operations on this day in history.
1947 On March - 01 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 Chiang Kai-shek resumed the Presidency of National China on Formosa on March - 01.
1950 On March - 01 klaus Fuchs sentenced to 14 years for atomic espionage (London)
1950 USSR issues golden rubles on this day in history.
1952 Egyptian government-Ali Maher Pasja resigns on March - 01.
1952 Helgoland, in North Sea, returned to West Germany by Britain on this day in history.
1953 US removes embargo on Canadian livestock placed after outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in 1952 on this day in history.
1953 On March - 01 anton GO Ridder Van Rappard, painter/lithographer/etcher, dies
1954 On this day in history 4 Puerto Ricans open fire in US House of Representatives injuring 5 Representatives
1954 On this day in history first American hydrogen bomb test on the island of Bikini
1954 On March - 01 rebellion during visit of President Naguib in Khartoum Sudan, 30 die
1954 Ron Howard Emmy Award-winning producer was born on March - 01.
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 On this day in history the birth of Ron Howard, American director
1954 US explodes 15 megaton hydrogen bomb at Bikini Atoll on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1958 Gary Sobers 365 vs Pakistan, 614 minutes, 38 fours, best Cricket before Lara on this day in history.
1958 Sobers completes 446 stand for 2nd wicket with Conrad Hunte, 260 on this day in history.
1958 On this day in history west Indies cricket declare at stumps score of 3-790 declare vs Pakistan
1958 On this day in history giacomo Balla, Italian painter, dies at 86