Historical Events In March - 02
Saturday, 15 June 2019
1993 On this day in history salman Rushdie divorces Marianne Wiggins
1993 Floortje Peneder, Dutch poet (Diary), dies at 15 on March - 02.
1994 On March - 02 branch Davidian cult leader David Koresh promises to surrender if taped statement is broadcast; it is, but he doesn't
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 Donald McKenzie MacKinnon, philosopher, dies at 80 on March - 02.
1995 British trader Nick Leeson arrested for collapse of Barings Bank PLC on this day in history.
1995 On this day in history ferry boat sinks off Sumbe Angola, 42+ killed
1995 Space shuttle STS-67 (Endeavour 8), launches on this day in history.
1995 On this day in history the NASA space shuttle Endeavour blasts off on a mission to study the far reaches of space.
1995 The UN evacutes the last of its peacekeeping forces from Somalia on this day in history.
1995 Hugo Cole, musician/critic, dies at 77 on this day in history.
1996 Tendulkar scores 137 for India vs SL in Cricket World Cup, but still lose on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history tornadoes kill at least 27 people in the American states of Indiana and Kentucky
2014 On this day in history 86th Academy Awards: "12 Years a Slave," Matthew McConaughey & Cate Blanchett win
2017 On this day in history uS Attorney General Jeff Sessions recuses himself from the investigation into Trump campaign contacts with Russia after revelations he met Russian ambassador
2018 On March - 02 gunmen attack the French embassy and army HQ in suspected terrorist incident in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, killing 8 and injuring 80