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Important Events Of March 14



1997    68 year old Gordie Howe signs AHL contract with Syracuse Crunch
1997    Iranian military plane crashes, killing 80
1997    Olympic gold medalist Michael Johnson wins 67th James E. Sullivan Award
1997    President Clinton trips and tears up his knee requiring surgery
1996    Australia beat West Indies by 5 runs in amazing cricket World Cup semi
1996    Crufts show at NEC Birmingham, (1995 winner, Joshua, an Irish setter)
1995    1st time 13 people in space
1994    Mexican banker/billionaire Alfredo Harp Helu kidnapped
1994    Soyuz TM-21 launches with V Dezyurov, G Strekalov and N Thagard
1993    "Conversations with My Father" closes at Royale New York City after 462 performances
1993    "Face Value" closes at Cort Theater New York City after * performances
1993    "Saint Joan" closes at Lyceum Theater New York City after 49 performances
1993    3,000th performance of "Nunsense"
1993    Johan Koss skates world record 5km (6:36.57)
1993    Meg Mallon wins LPGA Ping/Welch's Golf Championship
1993    Ricky Ponting hits twin tons for Tasmania aged 18 years 84 days
1993    Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Prague won by Oksana Baiul (UKR)
1992    Farm Aid V
1992    Soviet newspaper "Pravda" suspends publication
1991    Emir of Kuwait returns to Kuwait City, after the Iraqis leave
1991    Ice Dance Championship at Munich won by Isabel and Phil Duchesnay (FRA)
1991    Ice Pairs Championship at Munich won by N Mishkutenok and A Dmitriev
1991    Men's Figure Skating Championship in Munich won by Kurt Browning (CAN)
1991    British Court of Appeal frees "Birmingham 6" who had been unjustly sentenced in August 1975 to life imprisonment
1990    4th Soul Train Music Awards: Soul II Soul, Janet Jackson
1990    Mikhail Gorbachev becomes president of the Soviet Congress
1987    Providence, with Billy Donovan's 25 points, beats Austin Peay 90-87
1987    Skier Piotr Fijas jumps record 194m
1987    Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Cincinnati won by Katarina Witt
1987    New York Met Darryl Strawberry charges Red Sox pitcher Al Nipper during spring training exhibition game, causes bench clearing brawl
1986    European Space Agency's Giotto flies by Halley's Comet (605 km)
1985    11th People's Choice Awards: Bill Cosby wins 4 awards
1985    Michael Secrest (U.S.) completes 24-hour ride of 516 miles, 427 yards
1984    Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS-41-C mission
1983    OPEC cut oil prices for 1st time in 23 years
1982    Sally Little wins LPGA Olympia Gold Golf Classic
1982    Sidath Wettimuny scores Sri Lanka's 1st Test Cricket century
1980    3rd Emmy Sports Award presentation
1980    Ice Dance Championship at Dortmund W Germany won by Regoczy and Sallay
1980    Ice Pairs Championship at Dortmund won by Cherkasova and Shakhrai (U.S.S.R.)
1980    Polish airliner crash kills all 87 aboard (22 are U.S. amateur boxers)
1980    Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Dortmund won by Anett Potzsch
1978    Marines terminate Molukse action in Province house (1 dead)
1978    NFL permanently adds 7th official (side judge)
1976    Jockey Bill Shoemaker wins his 7,000th race
1976    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1973    Liam Cosgrave appointed president of Ireland
1972    NBA's Cincinnati Royals announce they are moving to KC
1971    Barbra Streisand appears on "The Burt Bacharach Special" on CBS TV
1971    Rolling Stones left England for France to escape taxes
1971    South Vietnamese troops flee Laos
1971    The Rolling Stones leave England for France to escape taxes
1969    Barbara Jo Rubin becomes 1st woman jockey to win at Aqueduct
1969    Seymour Nurse scores 258 in his last Test Cricket innings, WI vs. New Zealand
1968    POM performs atmospheric nuclear test at Maralinga Australia
1968    CBS TV suspends Radio Free Europe free advertising because RFE doesn't make it clear it is sponsored by the CIA
1967    1st NFL-AFL common draft, Baltimore Colts pick Bubba Smith
1967    John F. Kennedy's body moved from temporary grave to a permanent memorial
1965    Israeli cabinet approves diplomatic relations with West Germany
1964    "Girl Who Came to Supper" closes at Broadway New York City after 112 performances
1964    Dallas jury sentences Jack Ruby to death in Lee Harvey Oswald murder
1963    SF Guy Rogers ties NBA record with 28 assists
1962    Disarmament conference opens in Geneva without France
1962    Gordie Howe (Detroit Red Wings) is 2nd NHLer to score 500 goals
1961    George Weiss becomes President of New York Mets
1960    14 die in a train crash in Bakersfield California
1960    Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia) sets NBA playoff record of 53 points
1958    RIAA certifies 1st gold record (Perry Como's Catch A Falling Star)
1958    Recording Industry Association of American created
1958    South Africa government disallows ANC
1958    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1958    U.S.S.R. performs atmospheric nuclear test
1957    Indonesian government of Sastroamidjojo resigns
1955    Prince Mahemdra becomes king of Nepal
1954    Braves Henry Aaron homers in his 1st exhibition game
1954    KDAL (now KDLH) TV channel 3 in Duluth-Superior, MN (CBS) begins
1954    Louise Suggs wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1954    NBA Baltimore Bullets end a 32 game road losing streak
1953    KOLR TV channel 10 in Springfield, MO (CBS) begins broadcasting
1953    Nikita Khrushchev succeeds Malenkov as secretary Communist Party
1951    During Korean War, U.S. / U.N. forces recapture Seoul
1951    Earthquake at Euskirchen, Germany
1950    FBI's "10 Most Wanted Fugitives" program begins
1948    Freedom Train arrives in San Francisco
1946    Belgian government of Spaak, forms
1945    RAF bomb cuts railway link Hannover-Hamm
1941    Nazi occupiers of Holland forbid Jewish owned companies
1941    Xavier Cugat and Orchestra record "Babalu"
1940    27 killed, 15 injured when truck full of migrant workers collides with a train outside McAllen, Texas
1939    England draw with South Africa at Durban on the 10th day
1939    Nazi Germany dissolves Republic of Czechoslovakia
1937    Battle of the Century: Fred Allen and Jack Benny meet on radio
1937    Pope Pius XI publishes anti-nazi-encyclical Mit brennender Sorge
1936    Federal Register, 1st magazine of the U.S. government, publishes 1st issue
1935    36-Folsom becomes 1st line to use 1-man streetcars
1933    Civilian Conservation Corp, begins tree conservation
1933    Winston Churchill wants to boost air defense
1931    1st theater built for rear movie projection (New York City)
1923    Allies accepts Vilnus taking East-Galicie in Poland
1923    German Supreme Court prohibits NSDAP
1923    President Warren G. Harding becomes 1st President to pay taxes
1922    KGU-AM in Honolulu Hawaii begins radio transmissions
1922    KSD-AM in Saint Louis Missouri begins radio transmissions
1922    WGR-AM in Buffalo New York begins radio transmissions
1918    1st concrete ship to cross the Atlantic (Faith) is launched, SF
1916    Battle of Verdun - German attack on Mort-Homme ridge, West of Verdun
1915    German cruiser Dresden blows itself up near coast of Chile
1914    Serbia and Turkey sign peace treaty
1912    King Vittorio Emanuel III of Rome injured during assassination attempt
1909    Amsterdam Social-Democratic Party (SDP) forms
1908    Stanley Cup: Mont Wanderers beat Toronto Trolley Leaguers, 6-4
1906    Calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club forms
1903    1st national bird reservation established in Sebastian, Florida
1903    Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Rat Portage Thisles in 2 games
1903    WB Yeats and Lady Gregory's "Hour-glass," premieres in Dublin
1901    1st performance of Anton Bruckner's 6th Symphony in A
1900    Hugo de Vries rediscovers Mendel's laws of genetics
1900    U.S. currency goes on gold standard
1899    Stanley Cup: Montreal Shamrocks beat Winnipeg Victorias, 6-2
1896    Sutro Baths (SF) opens by Cliff House (closed Sept 1, 1952)
1889    August Strindberg's "Froken Julie," premieres in Copenhagen
1888    2nd largest snowfall in New York City history (21")
1885    "Mikado" opera premieres in London
1885    Gilbert and Sullivan's "Mikado," premieres in London
1875    Smetana's "Vysehrad," premieres
1870    California legislature approves act making Golden Gate Park possible
1864    Rossini's "Petite Messe Solennelle," premieres in Paris
1864    Union troops occupy Fort de Russy, Louisiana
1862    Battle of New Bern NC: General Burnside conquers New Bern
1845    -5.3 degrees F (-20.7 degrees C) in Groningen
1843    Boston conducts its 1st town meeting (Faneuil Hall)
1840    Jose Zorilla's "El Zapatero y el Rey," premieres in Madrid
1836    HMS Beagle with Charles Darwin leaves Australia
1826    General Congress of South American States assembles at Panama
1821    African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church founded (New York)
1812    Congress authorizes war bonds to finance War of 1812
1800    Luigi Chiaramonti crowned Pope Pius VII
1794    Eli Whitney patents cotton gin
1743    1st American town meeting (Boston's Faneuil Hall)
1734    Prince Willem KHF van Orange marries George II's daughter Mary Anne
1689    Scotland dismisses Willem III and Mary Stuart as king and queen
1653    Johan van Galen beats English fleet at Livorno
1644    England grants patent for Providence Plantations (now Rhode Island)