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Important Events Of March 12



1998    "Sound of Music," opens at Martin Beck Theater New York City
1996    Leeward Islands beat Trinidad by 73 runs to win Red Stripe Trophy
1995    Congress party loses India national election
1995    Dottie Mochrie wins LPGA PING/Welch's Golf Championship
1995    Ice Dance Championship at Birmingham U.K. won by Gritshuk and Platov (RUS)
1995    Ice Pairs Champ at Birmingham won by Radka Kovarikova and Rene Novotny
1995    Lara scores 139 in ODI vs. Australia at Port-of-Spain
1995    Letitia Vriesde runs S American indoor record 800m (2:00.35)
1995    Men's Figure Skating Champions in Birmingham won by Elvis Stojko (CAN)
1995    Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Birmingham won by Chen Lu (CHN)
1994    Church of England ordains 1st 33 women priests
1993    317 killed by bomb attacks in Bombay
1993    Cleveland radio station WMMS-FM/101.7 is bought by Disney
1993    Entertainment Tonight's 3,000th show
1993    Inkhata leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi begins 2 week speech
1991    5th Soul Train Music Awards
1990    Los Angeles Raiders announce they were returning to Oakland
1989    15th People's Choice Awards
1989    2 cyanide-contaminated Chilean grapes found in Philadelphia
1989    Madagascar AREMA party wins parliamentary election
1987    "Les Miserables" opens at Broadway/Imperial New York City for 4000+ performances
1987    David Robinson scores 50 points in a NCAA basketball game
1987    Federal judge dismisses lawsuits sought by Oliver North
1987    Ice Pairs Championship at Cincinnati won by E Gordeeva and Grinkov (URS)
1987    Men's Figure Skating Championship in Cincinnati won by Brian Orser (CAN)
1987    U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1986    210.25 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange
1986    Susan Butcher wins 1,158 mile Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race
1985    Larry Bird scores Boston Celtic record 60 points
1984    National Union of Mine Workers in England begin a 51 week strike
1984    British ice dancing team, Torvill and Dean, become 1st skaters to receive 9 perfect 6.0s in world championships
1983    Don Ritchie runs world record 50 mile (4:51:49)
1982    1st-class debut of Courtney Walsh, Jamaica vs. Leeward Islands
1982    PLO chief Yassar Arafat appears on "Nightline"
1981    Soyuz T-4 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
1981    Stephen Sondheim's musical "Marry Me a Little," premieres in New York City
1981    Walter R T Witschey installs world's largest sundial, Richmond, Virginia
1980    Jury finds John Wayne Gacy guilty of murdering 33 in Chicago
1980    New York Islanders 3rd scoreless tie, vs Pittsburgh Penguin
1978    Eric Heiden skates world record 1000m (1:14.99)
1978    Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Sunstar Golf Classic
1977    Chile president Pinochet bans Christian-Democratic Party
1977    Egypt's Anwar Sadat pledges to regain Arab territory from Israel
1976    South African troops leave Angola
1975    Vietcong conquer Ban me Thuot South Vietnam
1972    Judy Rankin wins LPGA Lady Eve Golf Open
1972    NHL great Gordie Howe retires after 26 seasons
1971    Rolling Stone Mick Jagger marries Bianca Perez Morena de Macias
1971    Syrian premier Hafez Assad elected president
1971    Turkish Government of Demirel forced to resign by Army
1970    U.S. lowers voting age from 21 to 18
1969    11th Grammy Awards: Mrs. Robinson, By the Time I Get to Phoenix wins
1969    Paul McCartney marries Linda Louise Eastman in London
1968    Mauritius gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1968    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1967    Austria's Reinhold Bachler ski jumps 505 feet
1967    Indonesian congress deprives president Sukarno of authority
1966    Bobby Hull's 51st goal of season, sets record
1966    Jockey Johnny Longden retires after 40 years (6,032 wins)
1966    Love's 1st album released "Love"
1966    Pioneer Plaza dedicated
1966    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1964    6th Grammy Awards: Days of Wine and Roses, Striesand wins 2
1964    Jimmy Hoffa sentenced to 8 years
1964    Malcolm X resigns from Nation of Islam
1964    SN Behrmann's "But for Whom Charlie," premieres in New York City
1964    WKAB TV channel 32 in Montgomery, AL (ABC) begins broadcasting
1963    Beatles perform as a trio, John Lennon is ill with a cold
1963    Bob Dylan cancels "Ed Sullivan Show" television appearance
1962    Dutch Premier De Quay announces secret talks with Indonesia
1961    Mickey Wright wins LPGA Miami Golf Open
1959    Dutch Liberal Party wins 2nd parliamentary elections
1959    U.S. House joins Senate approving Hawaii statehood
1958    British Empire Day is renamed "Commonwealth Day"
1957    East Germany accepts 22 Russian divisions
1956    Dow Jones closes above 500 for 1st time (500.24)
1954    1st performance of Arnold Schonberg's "Moses und Aaron"
1951    Baseball Commish Happy Chandler loses fight (9-7) to stay in office
1951    Communist troops driven out of Seoul
1950    Belgium votes (58%) for return of King Leopold III
1950    Pope Pius XII encyclical "On combating atheistic propaganda"
1948    -5 degrees F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in March
1947    "Chocolate Soldier" opens at Century Theater New York City for 69 performances
1947    Belgian government of Huysmans resigns
1947    President Truman introduces Truman-doctrine to fight communism
1946    Part of Petsamo province ceded by Soviet Union to Finland
1945    30 Amsterdammers executed by nazi occupiers
1945    British Empire celebrates it's 1st British Empire Day
1945    Italy's Communist Party (CPI) calls for armed uprising in Italy
1945    New York is 1st to prohibit discrimination by race and creed in employment
1945    U.S.S.R. returns Transylvania to Romania
1943    Soviet troops liberate Wjasma
1942    British troops vacate the Andamanen in Gulf of Bengal
1941    German occupiers confiscate AVRO studios in Netherlands
1940    Finland surrenders to Russia during WW II, gives Karelische Isthmus
1939    Pope Pius XII crowned in Vatican ceremonies
1938    Nazi Germany invades Austria (Anschluss)
1935    England establishes 30 MPH speed limit for towns and villages
1934    Acting President Constantine Pats commits coup in Tallinn Estonia
1934    Josip Broz (Tito) freed from jail
1934    Paul Hindemith's "Mathis der Maler," premieres in Berlin
1933    Franklin D. Roosevelt conducts his 1st fireside chat
1930    Mohandas Gandhi begins 200m (300km) march protesting British salt tax
1930    Stella Walsh sets record for the 220-yard dash (0:26.1)
1926    Denmark begins unilateral disarmament
1926    Pope Pius XI names J E van Roey archbishop of Malines Belgium
1925    British government of Baldwin refuses to ratify Geneva agreement
1919    Austrian National Meeting affirms Anschluss (incorporate into Germany)
1919    George Bernard Shaw's "Augustus Does His Bit," premieres in New York City
1917    Russian Dumas sets up Provisional Committee; workers set up Soviets
1917    Stalin, Kamenev and Muranov arrives in St. Petersburg
1916    French airship sinks British submarine D3
1913    Foundation stone of the Australian capital in Canberra laid
1912    Captain Albert Berry performs 1st parachute jump from an airplane
1912    Girl Guides (Girl Scouts) forms in Savannah, by Juliette Gordon Low
1912    Helen Hayes Theater opens at 238 W 44th St. New York City
1910    Stanley Cup: Montreal Wanderers beat Berlin (Kitchener), 7-3
1908    Stanley Cup: Mont Wanderers sweep Win Maple Leafs in 2 games
1906    Heavy storm ravages Dutch west coast
1904    1st main line electric train in U.K. (Liverpool to Southport)
1904    Andrew Carnegie establishes Carnegie Hero Fund
1903    New York Highlanders (Yankees) approved as members of AL
1901    Ground is broken for Boston's 1st AL ballpark (Huntington Ave Grounds)
1900    President Steyn of Orange-Free state flees from Bloemfontein
1897    Vincent d'Indy's opera "Fervaal," premieres in Brussel
1896    1st movie in Netherlands (Kalverstr 220)
1894    Pittsburgh issues free season tickets for ladies on Tuesday and Friday
1889    Battle at Metema (Gallabad): Ethiopian Emperor Yohannes IV, defeated
1889    Start of South Africa's 1st Test, vs. England, Port Elizabeth
1888    2nd day of the Great blizzard of '88 in NE U.S. (400 die)
1884    Mississippi establishes 1st U.S. state college for women
1877    British annex Walvis Bay in southern Africa
1877    Great Britain annexes Walvis Bay at Cape colony
1868    Britain annexed Basutoland in Africa
1868    Congress abolishes manufacturer's tax
1868    Great Britain annexes Basutoland in Africa
1867    Last French troops leave Mexico
1865    Affair near Lone Jack, Missouri
1860    Congress accepts Pre-emption Bill: free land in West for colonists
1857    Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Simon Boccanegra," premieres in Venice
1850    1st U.S. $20 gold piece issued
1849    1st gold seekers arrive in Nicaragua en route to California
1848    2nd republic established in France
1799    Austria declares war on France
1789    U.S. Post Office established
1773    Jeanne Baptiste Pointe de Sable found settlement now known as Chicago
1755    1st steam engine in America installed, to pump water from a mine
1737    Galileo's body moved to Church of Santa Croce in Florence, Italy
1689    Former English King James II lands in Ireland
1664    1st naturalization act in American colonies
1664    New Jersey becomes a British colony
1642    Abel Tasman is 1st European in New Zealand
1622    Ignatius of Loyola declared a saint
1619    Dutch settlement on Java changes name to Batavia
1609    Bermuda becomes an English colony