Historical Events In March - 19
Friday, 07 August 2020
1994 On this day in history giuseppe Diana, Italian anti-mafia priest, murdered
1995 "Translations" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 25 performances on March - 19.
1995 On this day in history "Uncle Vanya" closes at Circle in Square Theater NYC after 29 performances
1995 5 die by poison gas in Japanese subway on this day in history.
1995 Arizona begins using new area code 520 outside of Phoenix on March - 19.
1995 On March - 19 bonnie Blair skates female world record point total (156.450)
1995 On this day in history finland Social-Democratic Party wins parliamentary election
1995 Laura Davis wins LPGA Standard Register PING Golf Tournament on this day in history.
1995 On March - 19 michael Jordan rejoins Chicago Bulls after 17 months, beats Pacers
1995 NBA New York Knicks beat New York Nets in 100th meeting (Knicks 53 Nets 47) on March - 19.
1995 Neil Marshall skates world record 3 km (3 4.08) on March - 19.
1995 Queen Elizabeth II of Britain starts a historic state visit to post-apartheid South Africa on March - 19.
1995 Fernand Lodewick, literature historian (Literature), dies at 85 on March - 19.
1995 On this day in history neil Marshall skates world record 3 km (3 :4.08)
1996 Defeated in the federal election, former Australian prime minister Paul Keating announces his retirement on this day in history.
1996 In Southern Xinjiang, China a 6.3 earthquake killed at least twenty-four people, 128 injured and more than 15,314 houses destroyed in the Artux-Jiashi area on this day in history.
1996 Winnie Mandela divorces Nelson after 38 years of marrage on this day in history.
1996 Christopher John Magenis Headington, musician, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1997 On March - 19 major League Baseball announces 5 year/$50M deal with Pepsi
1997 On this day in history police fired tear gas and warning shots in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, to quell a protest against the government's plan to use foreign mercenaries to crush a separatist rebellion
1997 On this day in history supreme Court hears Internet indecency arguments
1997 Willem De Kooning, artists (Abstract), dies of Alzheimer at 92 on March - 19.
1998 "Ah Wilderness!", opens at Vivian Beaumont theater on March - 19.
2005 A mine blast occurs at the Xishui coal mine in Shuozhou, China, and rocks nearby Kangjiayao coal mine, killing up to 59 on March - 19.
2005 On March - 19 a suspected suicide bomber in Doha, Qatar, kills one person and injures about 12 others.
2005 On March - 19 a time bomb explodes in a Muslim shrine in Quetta, southwestern Pakistan, killing at least 29 people and wounding 40.
2011 On this day in history arab Spring and the Libyan civil war: In light of continuing attacks on Libyan rebels by forces in support of leader Muammar Gaddafi, military intervention authorized under UNSCR 1973 begins as French fighter jets make reconnaissance flights over Libya.
2012 Wendy's overtakes Burger King to become the second best selling hamburger chain on this day in history.
2013 27 people are killed and 14 are injured in a bus crash in Maharashtra, India on March - 19.
2014 On this day in history russia captures the Ukrainian naval base in Sevastopol
2018 Mississippi signs into law the US's strictest abortion laws, no termination after 15 weeks on March - 19.
2018 On this day in history world's last male northern white rhino, 45 year old Sudan, dies in Kenya
2018 On March - 19 the world's last male northern white rhinoceros dies in Kenya, making the subspecies functionally extinct.
2019 Nursultan Nazarbayev resigns as President of Kazakhstan after 29 years in office and appoints Kassym-Jomart Tokayev as acting president. Astana is renamed Nur-Sultan the following day in his honor on this day in history.