Historical Events In March - 02
Friday, 07 August 2020
1993 Salman Rushdie divorces Marianne Wiggins on this day in history.
1993 Floortje Peneder, Dutch poet (Diary), dies at 15 on March - 02.
1994 Branch Davidian cult leader David Koresh promises to surrender if taped statement is broadcast; it is, but he doesn't on March - 02.
1994 On March - 02 miami begins a latin walk of fame, first star for Gloria Estefan
1994 William Natcher, (Representative-Democrat-KY), casts his 18,401 &last consecutive vote on this day in history.
1994 Donald McKenzie MacKinnon, philosopher, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1995 On March - 02 british trader Nick Leeson arrested for collapse of Barings Bank PLC
1995 Ferry boat sinks off Sumbe Angola, 42+ killed on March - 02.
1995 Space shuttle STS-67 (Endeavour 8), launches on March - 02.
1995 The NASA space shuttle Endeavour blasts off on a mission to study the far reaches of space on this day in history.
1995 On this day in history the UN evacutes the last of its peacekeeping forces from Somalia.
1995 On this day in history hugo Cole, musician/critic, dies at 77
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 March - 02 soyuz TM-24 returns to Earth (Russia)
1999 Rock singer Dusty Springfield dies at her London area home at age 59 on this day in history.
2012 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
2017 On March - 02 uS Attorney General Jeff Sessions recuses himself from the investigation into Trump campaign contacts with Russia after revelations he met Russian ambassador
2018 On this day in history gunmen attack the French embassy and army HQ in suspected terrorist incident in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, killing 8 and injuring 80
2019 On this day in history 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