Historical Events In March - 02
Monday, 25 January 2021
1993 Salman Rushdie divorces Marianne Wiggins on March - 02.
1993 Floortje Peneder, Dutch poet (Diary), dies at 15 on this day in history.
1994 Branch Davidian cult leader David Koresh promises to surrender if taped statement is broadcast; it is, but he doesn't on this day in history.
1994 Miami begins a latin walk of fame, first star for Gloria Estefan on March - 02.
1994 William Natcher, (Representative-Democrat-KY), casts his 18,401 &last consecutive vote on March - 02.
1994 On this day in history donald McKenzie MacKinnon, philosopher, dies at 80
1995 British trader Nick Leeson arrested for collapse of Barings Bank PLC on March - 02.
1995 On this day in history ferry boat sinks off Sumbe Angola, 42+ killed
1995 On March - 02 space shuttle STS-67 (Endeavour 8), launches
1995 The NASA space shuttle Endeavour blasts off on a mission to study the far reaches of space on March - 02.
1995 On March - 02 the UN evacutes the last of its peacekeeping forces from Somalia.
1995 Hugo Cole, musician/critic, dies at 77 on March - 02.
1996 On March - 02 tendulkar scores 137 for India vs SL in Cricket World Cup, but still lose
1996 Jacobo Majluta, president of Dominican Rep (1982), dies at 61 on March - 02.
1997 Saudi Arab billionaire Prince al-Waleed bin Talal aquires 5% of Apple on March - 02.
1997 On this day in history soyuz TM-24 returns to Earth (Russia)
1999 On March - 02 rock singer Dusty Springfield dies at her London area home at age 59.
2012 On March - 02 tornadoes kill at least 27 people in the American states of Indiana and Kentucky
2014 86th Academy Awards: "12 Years a Slave," Matthew McConaughey & Cate Blanchett win on March - 02.
2017 US Attorney General Jeff Sessions recuses himself from the investigation into Trump campaign contacts with Russia after revelations he met Russian ambassador on this day in history.
2018 Gunmen attack the French embassy and army HQ in suspected terrorist incident in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, killing 8 and injuring 80 on March - 02.
2019 37-year-old Swiss 20-time Grand Slam tennis champion Roger Federer beats Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4, 6-4 to win his 100th ATP Tour title at the Dubai Championships on this day in history.
2020 On March - 02 amy Klobuchar drops out of the US Democratic presidential race and endorses Joe Biden
2020 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey can not longer enforce 2016 deal with EU to stop migrants entering Europe, warns millions may try on this day in history.
2020 American rap group Public Enemy part ways with Flavor Flav after 35 years over playing for free at Bernie Sanders rally on March - 02.
2020 On this day in history russian President Vladimir Putin proposes constitutional amendment banning gay marriage