Historical Events In March - 29
Friday, 07 August 2020
1954 A 7.0 earthquake near the south of Spain. This earthquake caused property damage at Malaga, and was 640 km deep on this day in history.
1954 Carrier aircraft began reconnaissance near Dien Bien Phu, Indochina on this day in history.
1955 Everard Verachtert, Flemish linguist (I Can Speak Nicely), dies at 81 on March - 29.
1957 Joyce A L Cary, English writer (Horse's Mouth), dies at 68 on March - 29.
1958 US Ladies Figure Skating Championship won by Carol Heiss on March - 29.
1958 On this day in history uS Men's Figure Skating Championship won by David Jenkins
1959 "Some Like it Hot" with Marilyn Monroe & Jack Lemmon premieres on this day in history.
1959 On this day in history barthelemy Boganda, first president of the Central African Republic, is killed in a plane crash.
1959 On March - 29 wes Hall takes Pakistani cricket hat-trick at Lahore
1959 On this day in history barthelemy Boganda, Central African Republic's 1st president, dies
1960 On March - 29 launch of first fully integrated Fleet Ballistic Missile from USS Observation Island
1960 On this day in history darius Milhaud's 9th Symphony, premieres
1961 23rd Amendment is ratified, allows Washington DC residents to vote for President on this day in history.
1961 After a 4˝ year trial Nelson Mandela is acquitted on treason charge on March - 29.
1961 23rd Amendment ratified, allows Wash DC residents to vote for pres on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history argentine President Frondizi flees from the army
1962 Jack Paar's final appearance on the "Tonight Show" on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history argentine Pres Frondizi flees from the army
1963 On March - 29 final episode of soap opera "Young Doctor Malone"
1963 On March - 29 pola Gojawiczynska, Polish author (Stolica), dies at 64
1964 On March - 29 supermodel Elle MacPherson born this day.
1964 On March - 29 the first true Pirate Radio station, Radio Caroline (England)
1964 Ted Collins, pianist (Kate Smith Evening Hour), dies at 63 on March - 29.
1965 On March - 29 house of Commons approves Canada Pension Plan
1966 On this day in history dow Brewery destroys 4,546,000 litres of beer after 16 people die in Quebec City area; 1 million gallons go down the drain.
1966 Muhammad Ali beats Canadian George Chuvalo in 15 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
1966 On March - 29 "It's a Bird... It's Superman" opens at Alvin NYC for 129 perfs
1966 On this day in history harry Daugherty, trombonist (Spike Jones & City Slickers), dies at 50
1967 WCMU TV channel 14 in Mt. Pleasant, MI (PBS) begins broadcasting on this day in history.
1968 In Ethiopia a 6.3 earthquake completely razed the town of Sardo, killing 24 persons and injuring 165 on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history students seize building at Bowie State College
1969 On March - 29 communist New People's Army found in Philippines
1970 Manchester City wins 10th Europe Cup II on March - 29.
1970 "Look to the Lilies" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 25 perfs on this day in history.