Historical Events In March - 31
Wednesday, 29 March 2023
1924 On this day in history harry Cubitt, 4th Lord Ashcombe ("Mad Harry"), English landowner
1925 On this day in history wOWO-AM, Ft Wayne Indiana begins radio transmission (500 watts)
1926 German Special Court of Justice for state security disbands on this day in history.
1926 John Fowles, England, novelist (Collector, French Leiutenent's Woman) on this day in history.
1927 Cesar Chavez, Yuma Az, farm labor leader (United Farm Workers) on March - 31.
1928 Gordie Howe, Floral Sask, NHL right wing (Detroit Redwings) on March - 31.
1928 Gustave Ador, president of Austria (1919), dies at 82 on March - 31.
1929 On March - 31 aviators Kingsford Smith, Ulm, Litchfield and McWilliam leave Sydney for England in Southern Cross; they were forced down in northwest Australia and lost until April 12).
1929 On this day in history lee Patterson, Vancouver BC, actor (Dave-Surfside Six, Another World)
1930 The Motion Pictures Production Code is instituted, imposing strict guidelines on the treatment of sex, crime, religion and violence in film for the next thirty eight years on this day in history.
1931 On this day in history in Nicaragua a 5.6 earthquake occurred 2,450 dead. One of the world's deadliest earthquakes.
1931 On this day in history the great Knute Rockne died in a plane crash
1931 On March - 31 miller Barber, Shreveport LA, PGA golfer (1968 Byron Nelson Classic)
1931 On March - 31 knute Rockne, football player/coach, dies in a plane crash at 43
1932 150 wild swans die in Niagara waterfall on March - 31.
1932 On this day in history ford publicly unveils its V-8 engine
1932 On this day in history godfrey Lawrence, cricketer (S African fast bowler, 8-53 v NZ 1961)
1933 On this day in history congress authorizes Civilian Conservation Corps
1933 German Republic gives power to Hitler on this day in history.
1933 1st newspaper published on pine pulp paper, "Soperton News" (Ga) on this day in history.
1934 On March - 31 netherlands Indies BC Ltd begins radio transmission (Indonesia)
1934 On this day in history franz Ehrle, German jesuit/head of Vatican library, dies at 88
1935 On this day in history fusahige Suzuki runs world record marathon (2:27:49)
1938 On March - 31 willem J T Kloos, Dutch poet/critic (New Guide), dies at 78
1939 Britain and France agree to support Poland if Germany takes any action against it on this day in history.
1939 On this day in history britain and France agree to support Poland if invaded by Germany (and so it begins)
1939 Britain & France agree to support Poland if invaded by Germany on this day in history.
1940 On this day in history karelo-Finnish SSR becomes 12th Soviet republic (until 1956)
1941 Germany begins a counter offensive in Africa on this day in history.
1941 On March - 31 ground broken for Union Square Garage, San Francisco
1943 On this day in history rodgers and Hammerstein musical "Oklahoma!" opens on Broadway
1943 The birth of Christopher Walken, american actor on March - 31.
1943 On March - 31 uS errantly bombs Rotterdam, kills 326
1944 On March - 31 hungary orders all Jews to wear yellow stars
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