Historical Events In March - 03
Friday, 14 August 2020
1918 On this day in history russia withdraws from WWI, signs Treaty of Brest-Litovsk with Germany & Austria
1918 On this day in history arnold Newman, photographer (Faces USA)
1919 Communist Party in Germany announces a general strike on this day in history.
1919 First international air mail service from US, Seattle WA-Victoria BC on this day in history.
1920 On this day in history james Doohan,actor played chief engineer Commander Montgomery Scott (Scotty) in Star Trek and WW II military pilot, , born at Vancouver BC
1920 On March - 03 james Doohan, Vancouver BC, actor (Montgomery Scott-Star Trek)
1921 On March - 03 toronto's Dr Banting & Dr Best announce discovery of insulin
1921 On March - 03 diana Barrymore, NYC, actress (Nightmare, Lady Courageous, Fired Wife)
1921 Petrus Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam museum), dies at 93 on March - 03.
1922 On March - 03 italian fascists occupy Fiume & Rijeka
1923 Time magazine publishes first issue on March - 03.
1923 US Senate rejects membership in International Court of Justice, The Hague on March - 03.
1924 German & Turkish friendship/trade treaty signed on this day in history.
1924 Sean O'Casey's "Juno & the Paycock", premieres in Dublin on March - 03.
1926 On March - 03 international Greyhound Racing Association formed (Miami FL)
1926 Cyril Metodej Hrazdira, composer, dies at 58 on March - 03.
1928 Jan [Jean] T Toorop, Dutch graphic artist (3 Brides), dies at 69 on this day in history.
1931 " The Star-Spangled Banner", written by Francis Scott Key, officially became the national anthem of the United States on March - 03.
1931 On March - 03 cab Calloway records "Minnie the Moocher" (Jazz's first million seller)
1931 The US adopt the 'Star Spangled Banner' as their national anthem on March - 03.
1932 Eugene Francis Charles D'albert, composer, dies at 67 on March - 03.
1933 German Presidential candidate Earnest Thälmann (KPD) arrested on this day in history.
1933 Mount Rushmore dedicated on this day in history.
1933 On March - 03 new York NY premiere of "King Kong"
1934 On March - 03 john Dillinger breaks out of jail using a wooden pistol
1934 Norman Houstoun O'Neill, composer, dies at 58 on March - 03.
1935 Dutch Revolutionary Socialist Worker's party (RSAP), forms on March - 03.
1935 Neville Knox, cricketer (bowled in 2 Tests for England 1907), dies on this day in history.
1937 Australia snatch series against England 3-2 after being 2-0 down on this day in history.
1938 On this day in history a world record for the indoor mile run was set at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. Glenn Cunningham made the distance in 4 minutes, 4.4 seconds.
1938 On March - 03 american Bowling Congress' largest tournament (24,765 competitors)
1938 Arthur Koestler, writer, dies at 32 on this day in history.
1940 Artie Shaw records "Frenesi" on RCA Victor label on March - 03.
1941 On this day in history netherlands NSB-leader Mussert visits Göring in Berlin