Historical Events In March - 21
Friday, 03 April 2020
1977 Off Newfoundland the Greenpeace Foundation abandons protest against annual seal hunt off coast of Newfoundland; due to bad weather, ice conditions, and lack of money on this day in history.
1979 Egyptian Parliament unanimously approve peace treaty with Israel on March - 21.
1980 On this day in history on TV show Dallas, JR is shot
1980 On this day in history gideon Fagan, composer, dies at 75
1982 On this day in history in the Hokkaido, Japan Region a 6.7 earthquake injured 110 and caused extensive damage (VI JMA) in southern Hokkaido
1982 Movie "Annie" premieres on March - 21.
1982 On March - 21 harry H Corbett, Brits actor (Steptoe & Son, Jabberwacky), dies at 57
1983 On March - 21 only known typo on Time Magazine cover (control=contol), all recalled
1984 On March - 21 part of Central Park is named Strawberry Fields honoring John Lennon
1984 On this day in history soviet sub crashes into USS aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk off Japan
1985 Arthur Ashe is named to International Tennis Hall of Fame on this day in history.
1985 On March - 21 bloodbath at Langa (Uitenhage) South-Africa, 19 killed
1985 On March - 21 michael Redgrave, actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Mr Arkadin), dies at 77
1986 On this day in history 199.22 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange
1986 August de Boodt, Belgian politician, dies at 90 on this day in history.
1987 On this day in history pSV sells soccer player Ruud Gullit to AC Milan (ƒ17 million)
1987 On March - 21 dean Paul Martin, actor (Billy-Misfits of Science), dies at 35
1989 Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke weeps on television as he admits to having an extra-marital affair on this day in history.
1989 On March - 21 the first sea test of Trident 2 missile self-destructs, Cape Canaveral
1989 On this day in history milton Frome, actor (Family Jewels), dies
1990 "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" opens at Eugene O'Neill NYC for 149 performances on March - 21.
1990 On March - 21 namibia becomes independent of South Africa, Sam Nujoma becomes president
1991 On March - 21 27 lost at sea when 2 US Navy anti-submarine planes collide
1991 On March - 21 a Saudi transport plane trying to land in bad weather and heavy smoke from burning Kuwaiti oil wells crashes, killing 92 Senegalese soldiers and six Saudi crew.
1991 Largest wrestling crowd in Japan (64,500) at Tokyo Dome on March - 21.
1991 Tatsumi Fujinami beats Ric Flair for NWA wrestling championship on this day in history.
1991 On March - 21 the Canadian Supreme Court rules 9-0 that the fetus is not a legal person
1991 UN Security Council panel decided to lift the food embargo on Iraq on March - 21.
1991 On March - 21 leo Fender, inventor (Fender guitar), dies
1992 On March - 21 john Ireland, actor (Rawhide), dies of leukemia at 78
1993 On March - 21 pope John Paul II declares Duns Scotus, a saint
1993 South Africa White Wolves kill 5 year old black girl on this day in history.
1994 66th Academy Awards "Schindler's List", Tom Hanks & Holly Hunter win on this day in history.
1994 Dudley Moore arrested for hitting girlfriend on March - 21.