Historical Events In March - 03
Friday, 14 August 2020
1941 Constant W L Scheurleer, archaeologist/banker/art expert, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1942 On March - 03 first combat flight for Canada's Avro Lancaster military plane
1942 On this day in history amedeo, Duke of Aosta, viceroy (Ethiopia), dies at 43
1943 On March - 03 bomb falls into London shelter; 173 die
1943 On this day in history f Ryerson & Cohn Claues' "Harriet", premieres in New York NY
1943 On March - 03 uS defeats Japan & wins Battle of Bismark Sea
1943 On this day in history george Thomson, cricketer (all-rounder-6 Tests for Eng 1909-10), dies
1944 On March - 03 the first performance of corporal Samuel Barber's 2nd Symphony
1945 Churchill visits Montgomery's headquarter on this day in history.
1945 RAF bombing error hits The Hague killing 511 on March - 03.
1945 Roermond/Venlo Netherlands, freed on this day in history.
1945 US & Philippine forces recaptures Corregidor on March - 03.
1945 On March - 03 uS 7th Army occupies last part of Westwall
1945 Arthur Vanderpoorten, Flemish Internal minister (1940), dies at 61 on this day in history.
1946 US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Gretchen Merrill on March - 03.
1946 On March - 03 uS Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Richard Button
1948 On this day in history antonin Artaud, writer, dies at 51
1952 Puerto Rico approves their first self written constitution on this day in history.
1953 A Canadian Pacific Comet jet crashes with 11 fatalities; world's first commercial jet crash on March - 03.
1953 British Comet jet crashes at Karachi, 11 killed on March - 03.
1955 On this day in history a truck driver from Tupelo, MS made his first TV appearance. Elvis Aron Presley was featured on "Louisiana Hayride".
1956 Indonesian government of Harahap resigns on March - 03.
1956 On March - 03 manhattan Borough President Hulan Jack makes plans for a new 110,000-seat stadium to entice Giants to stay in New York
1956 On this day in history morocco gains independence from France (Anniversary of throne)
1956 Willem H Keesom, Dutch physicist (Helium I/II), dies at 79 on March - 03.
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 March - 03.
1959 On this day in history first US probe to enter solar orbit, Pioneer 4, is launched
1959 On March - 03 the new home of the San Francisco Giants baseball team was officially named Candlestick Park.
1959 On this day in history lou Costello, comedian (Abbott & Costello), dies at 52
1960 Ninth largest snowfall in NYC history (14.5") on March - 03.
1960 Sammy White, actor (711 Ocean Drive, Sound Off), dies at 65 on this day in history.