Historical Events In March - 03
Friday, 14 August 2020
1961 On March - 03 king Hassan II's ascends to throne of Morocco
1962 British Antarctic Territory is formed on this day in history.
1963 Senegal adopts constitution on this day in history.
1965 Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer and Eleanor Parker starred in the film adaptation of the popular Broadway hit, "The Sound of Music" on March - 03.
1965 Temptations' "My Girl" reaches #1 on this day in history.
1965 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on March - 03.
1965 On March - 03 uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
1965 On this day in history carlo Gatti, composer, dies at 88
1966 On March - 03 james Goldman's "Lion in Winter", premieres in New York NY
1966 On March - 03 kwame Nkrumah flees Ghana to Guinée
1966 Rock group Buffalo Springfield forms (Steven Stills, Neil Young, et al) on this day in history.
1966 On this day in history twister hits Jackson MS; 3 minutes after first sighting, 57 die
1966 On this day in history alice Pearce, comedienne (Gladys Kravitz-Bewitched), dies at 52
1967 On this day in history eric Burdon and the Animals refuse to do a show in Ottawa unless they are paid in advance; audience of 3,000 go on a rampage, doing $5,000 in damages.
1967 On this day in history grenada gains partial independence from Britain, later the U.S. will come calling
1967 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on March - 03.
1967 Georges Lonque, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1968 On March - 03 greece, Portugal & Spain's embassies bombed in the Hague
1968 On March - 03 jean Beliveau (Montréal) becomes 2nd NHLer to score 1,000 points
1969 On March - 03 apollo 9 launched into 151 Earth orbits (10 days)
1971 South African Broadcasting Corp lifts its ban on the Beatles on March - 03.
1971 On this day in history winnie Mandela sentenced to 1 year in jail in South Africa
1972 Sculpted figures of Jefferson Davis, Robert E Lee, & Stonewall Jackson are completed at Stone Mountain GA on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history george Foreman KOs Ken Norton
1974 On this day in history world's worst air disaster to date, Turkish DC-10 crashes in Paris France (346 die)
1974 Barbara Ruick, actress (Carousel, Fearless Fagan), dies at 43 on this day in history.
1975 On March - 03 linda McCartney is charged in US with possession of marijuana
1975 Thomas Berger 1933- starts public hearings into social and environmental costs of planned 4,184 km Mackenzie Valley pipeline on this day in history.
1976 On March - 03 mozambique closes border with Rhodesia
1976 Alfred Sendrey, composer, dies at 92 on this day in history.
1977 Libyan Socialist Arabs People's Republic forms on March - 03.
1977 On March - 03 world Ice Dance Championship in Tokyo won by Irina Moiseeva & Andrei Minenkov (USSR)
1977 On March - 03 percy Marmont, actor (Secret Agent, Lisbon), dies at 93
1978 On this day in history charles Chaplin's remains are stolen in Switzerland