Historical Events In March - 21
Monday, 16 December 2019
1977 On this day in history 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
1979 On this day in history egyptian Parliament unanimously approve peace treaty with Israel
1980 On March - 21 on TV show Dallas, JR is shot
1980 On March - 21 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 this day in history.
1982 On this day in history harry H Corbett, Brits actor (Steptoe & Son, Jabberwacky), dies at 57
1983 Only known typo on Time Magazine cover (control=contol), all recalled on this day in history.
1984 Part of Central Park is named Strawberry Fields honoring John Lennon on this day in history.
1984 Soviet sub crashes into USS aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk off Japan on March - 21.
1985 Arthur Ashe is named to International Tennis Hall of Fame on this day in history.
1985 Bloodbath at Langa (Uitenhage) South-Africa, 19 killed on this day in history.
1985 Michael Redgrave, actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Mr Arkadin), dies at 77 on this day in history.
1986 On March - 21 199.22 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange
1986 August de Boodt, Belgian politician, dies at 90 on this day in history.
1987 PSV sells soccer player Ruud Gullit to AC Milan (ƒ17 million) on March - 21.
1987 On March - 21 dean Paul Martin, actor (Billy-Misfits of Science), dies at 35
1989 On this day in history australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke weeps on television as he admits to having an extra-marital affair.
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 this day in history namibia becomes independent of South Africa, Sam Nujoma becomes president
1991 27 lost at sea when 2 US Navy anti-submarine planes collide on this day in history.
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 On this day in history largest wrestling crowd in Japan (64,500) at Tokyo Dome
1991 On March - 21 tatsumi Fujinami beats Ric Flair for NWA wrestling championship
1991 The Canadian Supreme Court rules 9-0 that the fetus is not a legal person on March - 21.
1991 UN Security Council panel decided to lift the food embargo on Iraq on March - 21.
1991 Leo Fender, inventor (Fender guitar), dies on March - 21.
1992 John Ireland, actor (Rawhide), dies of leukemia at 78 on March - 21.
1993 Pope John Paul II declares Duns Scotus, a saint on this day in history.
1993 South Africa White Wolves kill 5 year old black girl on this day in history.
1994 On this day in history 66th Academy Awards "Schindler's List", Tom Hanks & Holly Hunter win
1994 On this day in history dudley Moore arrested for hitting girlfriend