Historical Events In March - 21
Monday, 25 September 2023
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 On March - 21 egyptian Parliament unanimously approve peace treaty with Israel
1980 On TV show Dallas, JR is shot on this day in history.
1980 On this day in history gideon Fagan, composer, dies at 75
1982 In the Hokkaido, Japan Region a 6.7 earthquake injured 110 and caused extensive damage (VI JMA) in southern Hokkaido on March - 21.
1982 Movie "Annie" premieres on March - 21.
1982 On March - 21 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 On this day in history part of Central Park is named Strawberry Fields honoring John Lennon
1984 Soviet sub crashes into USS aircraft carrier Kitty Hawk off Japan on this day in history.
1985 On March - 21 arthur Ashe is named to International Tennis Hall of Fame
1985 On March - 21 bloodbath at Langa (Uitenhage) South-Africa, 19 killed
1985 On this day in history michael Redgrave, actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Mr Arkadin), dies at 77
1986 199.22 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange on this day in history.
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 Dean Paul Martin, actor (Billy-Misfits of Science), dies at 35 on March - 21.
1989 Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke weeps on television as he admits to having an extra-marital affair on March - 21.
1989 The first sea test of Trident 2 missile self-destructs, Cape Canaveral on this day in history.
1989 On this day in history milton Frome, actor (Family Jewels), dies
1990 On this day in history "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" opens at Eugene O'Neill NYC for 149 performances
1990 Namibia becomes independent of South Africa, Sam Nujoma becomes president on March - 21.
1991 On this day in history 27 lost at sea when 2 US Navy anti-submarine planes collide
1991 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 on this day in history.
1991 Largest wrestling crowd in Japan (64,500) at Tokyo Dome on this day in history.
1991 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1991 On March - 21 uN Security Council panel decided to lift the food embargo on Iraq
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 66th Academy Awards "Schindler's List", Tom Hanks & Holly Hunter win on March - 21.
1994 Dudley Moore arrested for hitting girlfriend on March - 21.