Historical Events In March - 06
Monday, 03 August 2020
1966 Barry Sadlers' "Ballad of the Green Berets" becomes #1 (13 weeks) on this day in history.
1966 Richard Hageman, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.
1967 2nd Academy of Country Music Awards on March - 06.
1967 Jimmy Hoffa enters Lewisburg Federal Prison on March - 06.
1967 Muhammad Ali is ordered by selective service to be inducted on March - 06.
1967 Stalin's daughter Svetlana Allilujeva asks for political asylum in US on March - 06.
1967 On March - 06 nelson Eddy, US baritone/actor (Phantom of the Opera), dies at 65
1968 On March - 06 isa Krejci, composer, dies at 63
1970 On March - 06 beatles release "Let it Be" in UK
1970 William Hopper, actor (Paul Drake-Perry Mason), dies at 55 on this day in history.
1971 Test Cricket debut of Sunil Gavaskar, vs West Indies at Port-of-Spain on this day in history.
1971 Raymond Herreman, Flemish writer (Don't Forget to Live), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1972 Jack Nicklaus passes Arnold Palmer as golf's all-time money winner on March - 06.
1972 On this day in history keswick to Penrith railway officially closes
1973 Paul Klecki/Kletzki, Polish violinist/composer/conductor, dies at 72 on March - 06.
1974 An Italian loses a record $1,920,000 at roulette in Monte Carlo on this day in history.
1976 World Ice Dance Championship in Gothenburg won by Liudmila Pakhomova &Alexandr Gorshkov (USSR) on this day in history.
1976 World Ice Pairs Figure Skating Championship in Gothenburg won by Irina Rodnina &Alexandr Zaitsev (USSR) on this day in history.
1976 World Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Gothenburg won by Dorothy Hamill (USA) on March - 06.
1976 World Men's Figure Skating Championship in Gothenburg won by John Curry (Great Britain) on this day in history.
1976 On this day in history "Slapsie" Maxie Rosenbloom, leight heavy weight boxing champ (1930-34), dies at 71
1978 On March - 06 hustler publisher Larry Flynt shot &crippled by a sniper in Georgia
1979 On March - 06 charles Wagenheim, actor (Halligan-Gunsmoke), dies at 83
1980 On March - 06 7th Daytime Emmy Awards presentation - Susan Lucci loses for first time
1980 French Academy, founded in 1635, elects it first woman novelist (Marguerita Youcenar) on March - 06.
1981 On March - 06 cBS Evening News anchor Walter Cronkite gives his last newscast.
1981 France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island on this day in history.
1981 Soyuz 39 returns to Earth on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history walter Cronkite signs-off as anchorman of "The CBS Evening News"
1981 On this day in history george Geary, cricketer (14 Tests for England, 46 wickets), dies
1982 On March - 06 susan Birmingham makes loudest recorded human shout (120 dB)
1982 On this day in history ayn Rand, author-philosopher (Atlas Shrugged), dies in NY at 77
1983 Helmut Kohl's CDU/CSU wins West German parliament elections on March - 06.
1983 New Bedford MA woman charges she was gang-raped atop a pool table on March - 06.