Historical Events In March - 06
Friday, 14 August 2020
1983 On March - 06 thelma Pelish, actress (Pajama Game), dies at 55
1984 On this day in history henry Wilcoxon, actor (Cleopatra, Dragnet, Jericho), dies at 78
1985 Méxican authorities find body of US drug agent Enrique C Salaazar on this day in history.
1985 On March - 06 mike Tyson KOs Hector Mercedes in 1 round in his first pro fight
1985 On this day in history yul Brynner appears in his 4,500th performance of "King &I"
1985 Eric Sloane, US artist, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1986 USSR's Vega 1 flies by Halley's Comet at 8,889 km on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history adolph Caesar, actor (Club Paradise, Soldier's Story), dies
1987 6.8 earthquake hits Ecuador, kills 100 on this day in history.
1987 On this day in history a British ferry sinks off the Belgian port of Zeebrugg, killing 189.
1987 On March - 06 belgium ferry boat "Herald of Free Enterprise" capsizes/sinks; 192 die
1987 On this day in history in the Colombia - Ecuador region a 7.0 earthquake killed approximately 1,000 people, 4,000 missing, 20,000 homeless, extensive damage, landslides and ground cracks in Napo Province and in the Quito-Tulcan area, Ecuador
1987 Ecuador earthquakes in Ecuador killing 5,000 people on this day in history.
1988 3 IRA suspects were shot dead in Gibraltar by SAS officers on this day in history.
1988 In the Gulf of Alaska a 7.7 earthquake was felt in parts of Alaska, but little damage on land however an estimated 5,000 dollars damage caused to the ships Exxon North Slope, Exxon Boston and Exxon New Orleans on this day in history.
1988 On March - 06 konstantin Iliev, composer, dies at 63
1989 Harry Andrews, actor (Equus, Helen of Troy, Hill), dies at 77 on this day in history.
1990 SR-71 sets a transcontinental record, flying 2,404 miles in 1 08 17 on March - 06.
1990 The Soviet government allows its citizens to own factories and hire workers on March - 06.
1990 SR-71 sets a transcontinental record, flying 2,404 miles in 1:08:17 on this day in history.
1991 Following Iraq's capitulation in the Persian Gulf conflict, President Bush told Congress that "aggression is defeated; The war is over" on this day in history.
1992 Elvia Allman, actress (Night at Earl Carroll's), dies of pneumonia on this day in history.
1993 On March - 06 cyril Collard, French director (Lesson nuits fauves), dies at 35
1994 United Arab Emirates beat Kenya by 2 wickets to win ICC Trophy on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history leighton Noble, singer/Bandleader, dies at 81
1995 9th American Comedy Awards Rodney Dangerfield on this day in history.
1995 American Express Travel begins charging for domestic air tickets on March - 06.
1995 On March - 06 uS 4.5¢ equals 156.30 Dutch guilder (record)
1995 9th American Comedy Awards: Rodney Dangerfield on March - 06.
1996 On this day in history 10th American Comedy Awards
1996 On this day in history aravinda De Silva smashes 145 vs Kenya in cricket World Cup at Kandy Sri Lamar
1999 Sheik Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, emir of Bahrain, dies at age 65 on this day in history.
2007 On this day in history mega Millions sets a new world record for the highest lottery jackpot of US $370 million.
2012 9,000 residents are evacuated from Wagga Wagga, Australia, as the Murrimbidgee River threatens to overflow on this day in history.