Historical Events In March - 21
Saturday, 17 August 2019
1955 On March - 21 muriel Aked, dies at 67
1956 28th Academy Awards on March - 21.
1957 Tennessee Williams' "Orpheus Descending," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
1958 On March - 21 uSSR performs atmospheric nuclear test
1958 On this day in history 1st presentation of West Point's Sylvanus Thayer Award
1958 Cyril M Kornbluth, US sci-fi writer (Space Merchants), dies at 34 on March - 21.
1960 In the black township of Sharpeville in Transvaal, South Africa, Afrikaner police open fire on a group of peaceful black demonstrators, killing sixty-nine people and wounding nearly two hundred in a hail of sub-machine gunfire on March - 21.
1961 On this day in history beatles' first appearance at the Cavern Club
1962 On this day in history a bear becomes the first creature to be ejected at supersonic speeds
1962 On March - 21 actor Matthew Broderick born this day.
1962 On March - 21 dutch Roman Catholic bishop Beckers of Bosch makes TV speech in Netherlands in favor of birth control
1963 On this day in history alcatraz federal penitentiary in San Francisco Bay closed
1963 Alcatraz, maximum security prison on the island in San Francisco Bay, closes after 29 years on this day in history.
1963 On this day in history the birth of Matthew Broderick, American actor
1964 Beatles' "She Loves You", single goes #1 & stays #1 for 2 weeks on March - 21.
1965 On March - 21 martin Luther King Jr begins march from Selma to Montgomery AL
1965 US Ranger 9 launched; takes 5,814 pictures before lunar impact on this day in history.
1966 On March - 21 supreme Court reverses Massachusetts ruling that "Fanny Hill" is obscene
1968 On this day in history israeli forces cross Jordan River to attack PLO bases
1968 Portuguese socialist Mario Soares banished to Sao Tomé on March - 21.
1969 On this day in history john & Yoko stage their first bed-in for peace (Amsterdam Hilton)
1969 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
1969 Gerhart Fritsch, writer, dies at 44 on this day in history.
1970 Marlen Haushofer, writer, dies at 49 on March - 21.
1971 Vermont seasonal snowfall totals 132.2" on March - 21.
1972 On March - 21 uS Supreme Court rules states can't require 1-year residency to vote
1973 Frank Mahovlich becomes 5th NHLer to score 500 goals on this day in history.
1973 Antoni Szalowski, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1974 Attempt made to kidnap Princess Anne in London's Pall Mall on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history candy Darling, [James Slattery], female impersonator, dies
1975 Ethiopia ends monarchy after 3000 years on March - 21.
1975 Malcolm Fraser successfully challenges Bill Snedden for the leadership of Australia's Liberal Party; on March - 21.
1975 Berend Giltay, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
1977 In Iran a 7.0 earthquake was was centered in the Bandar Abbas area, near the Persian Gulf. The earthquake killed 167, injured 556, and caused considerable damage over an area of 550 square kilometers north of Bandar Abbas on March - 21.