Historical Events In March - 03
Sunday, 13 June 2021
1941 On March - 03 constant W L Scheurleer, archaeologist/banker/art expert, dies at 59
1942 On this day in history first combat flight for Canada's Avro Lancaster military plane
1942 Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, viceroy (Ethiopia), dies at 43 on this day in history.
1943 Bomb falls into London shelter; 173 die on this day in history.
1943 F Ryerson & Cohn Claues' "Harriet", premieres in New York NY on this day in history.
1943 On March - 03 uS defeats Japan & wins Battle of Bismark Sea
1943 George Thomson, cricketer (all-rounder-6 Tests for Eng 1909-10), dies on this day in history.
1944 The first performance of corporal Samuel Barber's 2nd Symphony on March - 03.
1945 On March - 03 churchill visits Montgomery's headquarter
1945 RAF bombing error hits The Hague killing 511 on March - 03.
1945 On this day in history roermond/Venlo Netherlands, freed
1945 US & Philippine forces recaptures Corregidor on March - 03.
1945 US 7th Army occupies last part of Westwall on this day in history.
1945 On this day in history arthur Vanderpoorten, Flemish Internal minister (1940), dies at 61
1946 US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Gretchen Merrill on this day in history.
1946 US Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Richard Button on March - 03.
1948 Antonin Artaud, writer, dies at 51 on March - 03.
1952 Puerto Rico approves their first self written constitution on March - 03.
1953 On March - 03 a Canadian Pacific Comet jet crashes with 11 fatalities; world's first commercial jet crash.
1953 On this day in history british Comet jet crashes at Karachi, 11 killed
1955 A truck driver from Tupelo, MS made his first TV appearance. Elvis Aron Presley was featured on "Louisiana Hayride" on this day in history.
1956 On this day in history indonesian government of Harahap resigns
1956 Manhattan Borough President Hulan Jack makes plans for a new 110,000-seat stadium to entice Giants to stay in New York on this day in history.
1956 On March - 03 morocco gains independence from France (Anniversary of throne)
1956 On March - 03 willem H Keesom, Dutch physicist (Helium I/II), dies at 79
1957 On this day in history world Ice Dance Championship in Colorado Springs won by June Markham & Courtney Jones (Great Britain)
1958 On this day in history nuri ash Said becomes premier of Iraq
1958 The birth of Miranda Richardson, English actress on March - 03.
1959 British government arrests Hastings Banda of Nyasaland, ends emergency crisis on this day in history.
1959 First US probe to enter solar orbit, Pioneer 4, is launched on this day in history.
1959 The new home of the San Francisco Giants baseball team was officially named Candlestick Park on March - 03.
1959 On this day in history lou Costello, comedian (Abbott & Costello), dies at 52
1960 Ninth largest snowfall in NYC history (14.5") on this day in history.
1960 On this day in history sammy White, actor (711 Ocean Drive, Sound Off), dies at 65