Historical Events In March - 21
Friday, 03 April 2020
1893 Geoffrey Dearmer, poet on this day in history.
1894 On this day in history jacob Rosenhaim, composer, dies at 80
1898 Explosion in mine at Dudley Colliery, Stockton, near Newcastle, NSW, kills 15 men on March - 21.
1899 On March - 21 british & French accord about West-Africa
1900 Eugenie Leontovitch, Moscow Russia, actor (Homicidal) on this day in history.
1901 On March - 21 carmelita Geraghty, Rushville IN, actress (My Best Girl, Texas Ranger)
1902 On March - 21 carl Jaffe, Hamburg Germany, actor (1st Man in Space, Escapement)
1904 Nikolaos Skalkottas, composer on this day in history.
1905 On this day in history phyllis McGinley, US, poet (Pulitzer 1961, Love Letters)
1906 On March - 21 john D Rockefeller III, billionaire philanthropist (oil)
1907 US invades Honduras on this day in history.
1908 Maurice Stans, rocker on March - 21.
1909 On March - 21 moran & MacFarland (US) wins Europe's 1st 6 day bicycle race (Berlin)
1910 Nick Castle, Bkln, choreographer (Dinah Shore, Judy Garland) on March - 21.
1911 On this day in history h.R.H. the Duke of Connaught 1850-1942 appointed the Canadian Governor General
1911 On this day in history john Paxton, screenwriter (On The Beach, Kotch, Farewell My Lovely)
1912 Peter Bull, actor/author (Executioner, Tom Jones, Dr Strangelove) on this day in history.
1913 Flood in Ohio, kills 400 on this day in history.
1913 -26] Flood in Ohio, kills 400 on March - 21.
1913 George Ghita Ionescu, academic on March - 21.
1914 US Men's Figure Skating Championship won by Norman M Scott on this day in history.
1914 On March - 21 herman Siles Zuazo, politician
1914 US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Theresa Weld on this day in history.
1916 On March - 21 jP Van Limburg Stirum succeeds AWF Idenburg as gov-gen of Neth Indies
1916 On March - 21 victor de Stuers, Dutch art expert, dies at 72
1917 Loretta Walsh becomes first woman Navy petty officer when sworn in as Chief Yeoman on March - 21.
1917 1st female US Navy Petty Officer is Loretta Walsh on this day in history.
1918 On this day in history during World War I, the Second Battle of the Somme, the first major German offensive in over a year, begins on the Western Front
1918 On this day in history offensive on the Somme begins, the last major offensive of World War I
1918 -28] During WW I Germany launches Somme offensive on March - 21.
1918 On March - 21 joe Carveth, NHL forward (scored 20 or more goals in 3 seasons)
1919 Navy installs and tests Sperry gyrocompass, in first instance of test of aircraft gyrocompass on March - 21.
1919 Geoffrey Pinnington, journalist on March - 21.
1920 On March - 21 bruno Maderna, composer [or Apr 21]