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Important Events Of March 1



1998    "Art," opens at Royale Theater New York City
1998    Australian Ladies Masters Golf
1997    "Mandy Patinkin in Concert," opens at Lyceum Theater New York City
1997    5th annual ESPY Awards shown on TV
1996    Lenny Wilkens, winningest coach in NBA, coaches his 1,000th victory
1996    New toll-free 888 area code introduced
1995    37th Grammy Awards: All I Want to Do, Streets of Philadelphia, Sheryl Crow
1995    Belgium ends military conscript
1995    Jozef Oleksy succeeds Waldemar Pawlak on as premier of Poland
1995    Julio Maria Sanguinetti sworn in as president of Uruguay
1995    Part of Houston begins using new area code 261
1995    Ukraine premier Vitaly Massol, resigns
1994    36th Grammy Awards: I Will Always Love You, Toni Braxton wins
1994    Martti Ahtisaari inaugurated as president of Finland
1994    Senate rejectes a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution
1993    George Steinbenner is reinstated as owner of New York Yankees
1993    New expansion NHL team, owned by Disney, is named the Mighty Ducks
1992    "Little Hotel on the Side" closes at Belasco New York City after 41 performances
1992    "Visit" closes at Criterion Theater New York City after 45 performances
1992    Jenny Thompson swims 100m freestyle world record (1:01.40)
1992    Nelson Diebel swims 100m freestyle U.S. record (54.48 seconds)
1991    U.S. Embassy in Kuwait officially reopens
1990    Benin nullifies its constitution
1990    Luis Alberto Lacelle sworn in as president of Uruguay
1989    Ben Johnson's coach testifies Johnson began using steroids in 1981
1989    Comet du Toit at perihelion
1989    Julianne Philips and Bruce Springsteen divorce
1988    Courtney Gibbs Eplin, 21, (Texas), crowned 37th Miss USA
1988    Iraq says it launched 16 missiles into Tehran
1988    Pontiac announces the end of the Fiero automobile
1988    Wayne Gretzky passes Gordie Howe with his record 1,050th NHL assist
1987    Jane Geddes wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
1985    Liza Minnelli enters Betty Ford Drug Center
1985    Milwaukee businessman Herb Kohl purchases the Milwaukee Bucks
1985    Pentagon accepts theory that atomic war would cause a nuclear winter
1984    Landsat 5 and ham satellite Oscar 11 launched into polar orbit
1984    U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R. #3931 Batten, #4529 Webern, #4530 Smoluchowski, #4818 Elgar, #5502 Brashear and #5943 Lovi
1983    Tamara McKinney becomes 1st U.S. woman skier to win the World Cup
1983    Tornado tears through LA, injuring 33 people
1982    5 dies as ski lift malfunctions a Luz-Ardiden in Pyrenees
1982    5th Emmy Sports Award presentation
1982    New York Times raises it's price from 25 cents to 30 cents
1982    Russian spacecraft Venera 14 lands on Venus, sends back data
1981    "Sophisticated Ladies" opens at Lunt-Fontanne New York City for 767 performances
1981    Bobby Sands, IRA member, begins 65-day hunger strike in Maze Prison
1981    Sally Little wins LPGA Olympia Gold Golf Classic
1980    CTUC, Commonwealth Trade Union Council, established
1980    Hilbert van der Duim becomes world champion all-round skater
1980    Patti Smith and MC5 guitarist Fred Sonic Smith wed in Detroit
1980    Snow falls in Florida
1979    "Sweeney Todd" opens at Uris Theater New York City for 557 performances
1978    "Timbuktu!" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater New York City for 243 performances
1978    Charlie Chaplin's coffin was stolen from a Swiss cemetery
1977    Bank of America adopts the name VISA for their credit cards
1977    U.S. extends territorial waters to 200 miles
1975    17th Grammy Awards: I Honestly Love You, Marvin Hamlisch win
1975    Eagles' "Best of My Love" reaches #1
1974    George Harrison announces his concert tour of U.S. in November
1974    Ian and Greg Chappell make 264 partnership vs. New Zealand cricket at Wellington
1974    Watergate grand jury indicts 7 presidential aides
1973    Robert Joffrey Dance Company opens
1973    Robyn Smith becomes 1st female jockey to win a major race
1972    Club of Rome publishes report "Boundaries on the Growth"
1972    David Rabe's "Sticks and Bones," premieres in New York City
1972    KHMA TV channel 11 in Houma, LA (IND) begins broadcasting
1972    Wilt Chamberlain is 1st NBA player to score 30,000 points
1971    Bomb attack on the Capitol in Washington D.C.
1971    Clandestine Radio Deutsche Reich (Germany) begins transmitting on FM
1970    Atje Keulen-Deelstra becomes world champion all-round ladies skater
1970    Charles Manson's album "Lie" is released
1970    Kreisky's soc-democrats win Austrian parliamentary election
1970    White government of Rhodesia declares independence from Britain
1969    "Red, White, and Maddox" closes at Cort Theater New York City after 41 performances
1969    After 88 weeks Sgt Pepper drops off the charts
1969    Jim Morrison arrested for exposing himself at Dinner Key Auditorium
1969    New York Yankees' Mickey Mantle retires
1968    NBC's unprecedented on-air announcement, Star Trek will return
1968    Political Party Radikalen (PPR) established in Netherlands
1968    Singers Johnny Cash (36) and June Carter (38) wed
1968    Vatican City's Apostolic Constitution of 1967 goes into effect
1967    Dominica and St. Lucia gain independence from Britain
1967    House of Representatives expels Rep. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. (307 to 116)
1967    Queen Elizabeth Hall (South Bank Center) opens in London
1967    WMET (now WHSW) TV channel 24 in Baltimore, MD (IND) 1st broadcast
1966    Ba'ath-party takes power in Syria
1966    Venera 3 becomes 1st man-made object to impact on a planet (Venus)
1965    Australia suspends champ swimmer Dawn Fraser for 10-yrs for misconduct
1965    Gas explosion kills 28 in apartment complex (La Salle, Quebec)
1965    WPSX TV channel 3 in Clearfield, Pennsylvania (PBS) begins broadcasting
1963    200,000 French mine workers strike
1962    American Airlines 707 plunges nose 1st into Jamaica Bay New York killing 95
1962    K-Mart opens
1962    U.S. / British nuclear test experiment in Nevada
1962    Uganda became a self-governing country
1961    Cellist Jacqueline du President debut in Wigmore Hall
1961    President Kennedy establishes the Peace Corp
1959    Archbishop Makarios returns to Cyprus after 3 years
1959    Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Golden Triangle Festival Golf Tournament
1958    Gary Sobers 365* vs. Pak, 614 min, 38 fours, best Cricket before Lara
1958    Sobers completes 446 stand for 2nd wicket with Conrad Hunte, 260
1958    West Indies cricket declare at stumps score of 3-790 decl vs. Pakistan
1957    "Ziegfeld Follies of 1957" opens at Winter Garden New York City for 123 performances
1957    KTWO TV channel 2 in Casper, WY (NBC/ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting
1957    Kokomo the Chimp becomes Today Show animal editor
1955    Israeli assault on Gaza, kills 48
1955    KFAR (now KATN) TV channel 2 in Fairbanks, AK (ABC/NBC) 1st broadcast
1955    Pakistan vs. India 5 Test Cricket series ends in a 0-0 draw
1954    4 Puerto Ricans open fire in U.S. House of Representatives injuring 5 representatives
1954    Rebellion during visit of President Naguib in Khartoum Sudan, 30 die
1954    U.S. explodes 15 megaton hydrogen bomb at Bikini Atoll
1954    Ted Williams fractures collarbone in 1st game of spring training after flying 39 combat missions without injury in Korean War
1953    Babe Didrikson Zaharias wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open
1953    KAUZ TV channel 6 in Wichita Falls, Texas (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953    KTNT (now KSTW) TV channel 11 in Tacoma-Seattle, WA (IND) begins
1953    WJZ-AM in New York City becomes WABC; WJZ-TV in Baltimore final transmission
1953    WTAJ TV channel 10 in Altoona, Pennsylvania (CBS) begins broadcasting
1952    Egyptian government-Ali Maher Pasja resigns
1952    Helgoland, in North Sea, returned to West Germany by Britain
1950    Chiang Kai-shek resumed the presidency of National China on Formosa
1950    Klaus Fuchs sentenced to 14 years for atomic espionage (London)
1950    U.S.S.R. issues golden rubles
1949    Joe Louis retires as heavyweight boxing champ
1949    The Browns, owners of Sportsman's Park, move to evict the Cardinals
1947    International Monetary Fund begins operation
1946    British Government takes control of Bank of England, after 252 years
1946    Panama accepts its new constitution
1945    British 43rd Division under General Essame occupies Xanten
1945    Chinese 30th division occupies Hsenwi
1945    Franklin D. Roosevelt announces success of Yalta Conference
1945    Field Marshal Kesselring succeeds von Rundstedt as commander
1945    U.S. infantry regiment captures Monchengladbach
1944    Massive strikes in Northern Italian towns
1944    U-358 sinks in Atlantic
1943    Jewish old age home for disabled in Amsterdam raided
1942    3 day Battle of Java Sea ends, U.S. suffers a major naval defeat
1942    Baseball decides that players in military can't play when on furlough
1942    J. Milton Cage Jr's "Imaginary Landscape No 3," premieres in Chicago
1942    Japanese troops occupy Kalidjati airport in Java
1942    Suriname camp for NSB people opens to save Jews
1942    Tito establishes 2nd Proletarit Brigade in Bosnia
1941    "Captain America" appears in a comic book
1941    1st U.S. commercial FM radio station goes on the air, Nashville, Tennessee
1941    Elmer Layden becomes 1st NFL commissioner
1941    German troops invade Bulgaria
1941    Himmler inspects Auschwitz concentration camp
1940    12th Academy Awards - "Gone with the Wind," R Donat and V Leigh win
1940    Richard Wright's novel "Native Son" is published
1937    1st permanent automobile license plates issued (Connecticut)
1937    Governer Wouters inaugurates the radio station on the Dutch Antilles
1937    U.S. Steel raises workers' wages to $5 a day
1934    Henry Pu Yi crowned emperor Kang Teh of Manchuria
1934    Primo Carnera beats Tommy Loughran in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
1933    Bank holidays declared in 6 states, to prevent run on banks
1932    Charles Lindbergh, Jr. (20 months), kidnapped in New Jersey
1928    Paul Whiteman and orchestra record "Ol' Man River" for Victor Records
1927    Bank of Italy becomes a National Bank
1924    Germany's prohibition of Communist Party KPD lifted
1923    Allies occupy Ruhrgebied: killing railroad striker
1921    Australia Cricket team complete 5-0 drubbing of England
1921    Rwanda ceded to England
1921    Sailors revolt in Kronstadt Russia
1920    Austria becomes a kingdom again, under Adm Horthy
1919    Demonstrations for Korean independence from Japan begin
1917    1st federal land bank chartered
1916    Germany begins attacking ships in the Atlantic
1914    Dutch Minister of war H Colijn named director of British Petroleum
1913    1st state law requiring bonding of officers and state employees, ND
1913    Federal income tax takes effect, 16th amendment
1912    Albert Berry makes 1st parachute jump from an airplane
1912    Isabella Goodwin, 1st U.S. woman detective, appointed, New York City
1910    3 passenger trains buried at Steven's Pass in Cascade Range. 118 die. Worst snow slide in U.S. history
1909    1st U.S. university school of nursing established, University of Minnesota
1904    England regains cricket Ashes taking a 3-1 series lead vs. Australia
1896    Battle of Adua: 80,000 Ethiopians destroy 20,000 Italians
1893    Diplomatic Appropriation Act, authorizes the U.S. rank of ambassador
1890    1st U.S. edition of Sherlock Holmes (Study in Scarlet) published
1880    Pennsylvania is 1st American state to abolish slavery
1879    Library of Hawaii founded
1876    Guernsey Cattle Club forms in Farmington, Connecticut
1875    Congress passes Civil Rights Act; invalidated by Supreme Court, 1883
1872    Yellowstone becomes world's 1st national park
1871    J Milton Turner named minister to Liberia
1869    Postage stamps showing scenes are issued for 1st time
1867    Howard University, Washington D.C., chartered
1867    Most of Nebraska becomes 37th U.S. state (expanded later)
1866    Paraguayan canoes sink 2 Brazilian ironclads on Rio Parana
1864    Louis Ducos du Hauron patents movie machine (never built)
1864    Rebecca Lee (U.S.) becomes 1st black woman to receive a medical degree
1859    Present seal of San Francisco adopted (its 2nd)
1854    SS City of Glasgow leaves Liverpool harbor and is never seen again
1847    Michigan becomes 1st English-speaking jurisdiction to abolish the death penalty (except for treason against the state)
1845    President Tyler signs a resolution annexing the Republic of Texas
1815    Sunday observance in Netherlands regulated by law
1811    Egyptian king Muhammad Ali Pasha oversees ceremonial murder of 500
1811    French Civil Code of Criminal law accepted by Netherlands Mamelukes in Cairo's Citadel
1809    Embargo Act of 1807 repealed and Non-Intercourse Act signed
1803    Ohio becomes 17th state
1796    1st National Meeting in the Hague
1792    U.S. Presidential Succession Act passed
1790    1st U.S. census authorized
1785    Philadelphia Society for the Promotion of Agriculture organized
1784    E Kidner opens 1st cooking school, in Great Britain
1781    Continental Congress adopts Articles of Confederation
1780    Pennsylvania becomes 1st U.S. state to abolish slavery (for new-borns only)
1711    "The Spectator" begins publishing (London)
1692    Sarah Goode, Sarah Osborne, and Tituba arrest for witchcraft (Salem, Massachusetts)
1642    Georgeana (York) Maine became the 1st incorporated American city
1634    Battle at Smolensk: Polish King Wladyslaw IV beats Russians