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Important Events Of March 20



1997    "Play On!," opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater New York City for 61 performances
1997    Liggett admits cigarettes are addictive
1997    Mens Figure Skating Championship in Lausanne won by Elvis Stojko (CAN)
1996    "Love Thy Neighbor," opens at Booth Theater New York City
1996    Erik and Lyle Menendez found guilty of killing their parents
1996    U.K. admits humans can catch CJD (Mad Cow Disease)
1995    Dow-Jones hits 4083.68 (record)
1995    Poison Gas released in Tokyo subway 12 killed, 4,700 injured
1995    Beatles song, "Baby It's You," with late John Lennon as lead singer, is released, 1st Fab Four single in more than 30 years
1994    "Cyrano - The Musical" closes at Neil Simon New York City after 137 performances
1994    "Flowering Peach" opens at Lyceum Theater New York City for 41 performances
1994    "No Man's Land" closes at Criterion Theater New York City after 61 performances
1994    14th Golden Raspberry Awards: Indecent Proposal wins
1994    Brett Hart wins WWF championship at Wrestlemania X
1994    El Salvador's 1st President election following 12-year-old civil war
1994    Laura Davies wins LPGA Standard Register Ping Golf Tournament
1994    Mashonaland U-24 beat Matabeleland on 1st inn to win Logan Cup
1994    Wrestlemania X at MSG NY, Bret Hart pins Yokozuna
1994    Zulu-king Goodwill Zwelithini founds realm in South Africa
1993    Dan Jansen skates world record 500m (36.02 sec)
1993    IRA-bomb kills 3 year old in Warrington England
1993    Morton Downey, Jr. weds Lori Krebs
1992    Janice Pennington is awarded $1.3M for accident on Price is Right set
1992    Noriega's wife Felicidad arrested for stealing buttons from dresses
1991    Court awards Peggy Lee $3 million in suit against Disney
1991    Michael Jackson signs $65M 6 album deal with Sony records
1991    Supreme Court rules unanimously employers can't exclude women from jobs where exposure to toxic chemicals could potentially damage fetus
1991    U.S. forgives $2 billion in loans to Poland
1990    Los Angeles Lakers retires Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's #33
1990    Singer Gloria Estefan breaks her collarbone in a bus accident
1989    Baseball announces Reds manager Pete Rose is under investigation
1989    Richard J. Kerr replaces Robert M. Gates as deputy director of CIA
1988    David Henry Hwang's "M. Butterfly," premieres in New York City
1988    Laura Davies wins Circle K LPGA Tucson Golf Open
1988    Mike Tyson KOs Tony Tubbs in 2 for heavyweight boxing title
1987    FDA approves sale of AZT (AIDS treatment)
1987    NASA launches Palapa B2P
1987    Soap opera "Capitol" final episode
1987    Soviet filmmakers arrive in Hollywood for an entertainment summit
1987    Yvonne van Gennip skates ladies world record 5 km (7:20.36)
1986    228 KPH gust of wind strikes Cairngorm (U.K. record)
1986    Jacques Chirac forms French government
1985    Libby Riddles is 1st woman to win Iditarod Trail Dog Sled Race
1984    Andy Kaufman and Fred Blassie's "My Breakfast With Blassie" premieres
1984    Senate rejects amendment to permit spoken prayer in public schools
1983    Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open
1982    1st-class debut of Richie Richardson, Leeward Is vs. Barbados
1982    France performs nuclear test
1982    Joan Jett and the Blackhearts' "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" goes #1 for 7 wks
1982    Reverend A Treurnicht forms Conservative Party of South Africa
1981    Argentine ex-president Isabel Peron sentenced to 8 years
1981    Jean Harris sentenced 15-to-life for slaying of Scarsdale Diet Dr
1980    U.S. appeals to International Court on hostages in Iran
1979    Columbia flies on Shuttle carrier aircraft to Kennedy Space Center
1978    Flyers' Rick MacLeash scores on 6th penalty shot against Islanders
1977    Communists/socialists win French municipal elections
1977    Parisians elect former Prime Minister Jacques Chirac as 1st mayor in a century
1977    Premier Indira Gandhi loses election in India
1976    Jevgeni Kulikov skates world record 1000m (1:15.70)
1976    Patricia Hearst convicted of armed robbery
1973    Roberto Clemente elected to Hall of Fame, 11 weeks after his death
1972    19 mountain climbers killed on Japan's Mount Fuji during an avalanche
1972    S Mansholt succeeds Malfatti as chairman of European Committee
1971    Boston Bruins win 13th straight NHL game
1969    Abebe Bikila's auto-accident, near Addis Ababa
1969    Beatle John Lennon marries Yoko Ono in Gibraltar
1969    U.S. president Nixon proclaims he will end Vietnam war in 1970
1968    Lyndon Baines Johnson signs a bill removing gold backing from U.S. paper money
1968    Military intervene in South-Yemen (leftist ministers resign)
1967    Supremes release "The Happening"
1967    WOET (now WPTD) TV channel 16 in Dayton, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting
1966    Marilynn Smith wins LPGA St. Petersburg Women's Golf Open
1965    27th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Michigan 91-80
1965    Venkataraghavan takes 8-72 vs. New Zealand at Delhi
1964    ESRO established, European Space Research Organization
1963    1st "Pop Art" exhibition (New York City)
1963    Sikkim crown prince Paldan Thondup Namgyal marries Hope Cooke
1962    Sjoukje Dijkstra becomes world champion figure skater
1958    50" snow across the Mason-Dixon line
1958    Clandestine Burasi Bizim Radio (communist) begins transmitting
1958    Greek Clandestine Radio (communist), Voice of Truth 1st transmission
1957    Britain accepts NATO offer to mediate in Cyprus, but Greece rejects it
1956    156-day strike against Westinghouse ends
1956    E Ochab succeeds Beirut as 1st secretary of Polish CP
1956    Mount Bezymianny on Kamchatka Peninsula (U.S.S.R.) explodes
1956    Tunisia gains independence from France
1956    U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test
1956    Union workers ended a 156-day strike at Westinghouse Electric Corp
1955    KXTV TV channel 10 in Sacramento, California (CBS) begins broadcasting
1954    "King and I" closes at St. James Theater New York City after 1246 performances
1954    16th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: La Salle beats Bradley 92-76
1954    1st newspaper vending machine used (Columbia Pennsylvania)
1952    24th Academy Awards - "American in Paris," H Bogart and Vivian Leigh win
1952    Final ratification of peace treaty restoring sovereignty to Japan
1952    U.S. senate ratifies peace treaty with Japan
1951    Indonesian army offensive against Darul Islam on Java
1948    1st live televised musical Eugene Ormandy on CBS followed in 90
1948    20th Academy Awards - "Gentleman's Agreement," L Young, R Colman win minutes by 2nd live televised musical Arturo Toscvanni on NBC
1947    180-metric ton blue whale (record) caught in South Atlantic
1946    Belgian government of Spaak, resigns
1945    U.S. 70th Infantry division/7th Armour division attack Saar
1944    Bus falls off bridge into Passaic River New Jersey, killing 16
1944    Mount Vesuvius, Italy explodes
1943    British offensive against Mareth-line
1943    German U-384 bombed and sinks
1942    Convoy PQ13 departs Reykjavik Iceland to Russia
1942    General MacArthur vows, "I shall return"
1942    Major German assault on Malta
1941    Nazi-German/Yugoslav pact drawn
1940    Paul Reynoud becomes French premier
1939    7,000 Jews flee German occupied Memel Lithuania
1937    Franco-offensive at Guadalajara Spain
1935    "Your Hit Parade" made its debut on radio
1934    Rudolf Kuhnold demonstrates radar in Kiel Germany
1934    Test of practical radar apparatus made by Rudolf Kuhnold in Germany
1934    Female Babe Didrickson pitches hitless inning for Philadelphia A's in exhibition game against Brooklyn Dodgers
1933    Dachau, 1st concentration camp, completed
1932    Kara-Kalpak Autonomous Region in RSFSR becomes Kara-Kalpak ASSR
1931    Bishop Schreiber warns against national-socialism in Berlin
1930    Clessie Cummins sets diesel engine speed record of 129.39 kph
1924    Finnair begins scheduled flight of Helsinki-Tallinn
1924    Stanley Cup: Mont Canadiens (NHL) sweep Vanc Millionaires (PCHA) in 2
1923    Bavarian minister of Interior refuses to forbid Nazi SA
1923    Belgian Senate rejects Dutch University in Ghent
1922    USS Langley is commissioned, Navy's 1st aircraft Carrier
1922    WIP-AM in Philadelphia Pennsylvania begins radio transmissions
1920    1st flight from London to South Africa lands (1 month)
1920    U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Theresa Weld
1920    U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Sherwin Badger
1916    Allies attack Zeebrugge Belgium
1914    1st international figure-skating tournament held in U.S., New Haven
1911    National Squash Tennis Association forms (New York City)
1911    Winter Garden Theater opens at 1634 Broadway New York City
1906    George B. Shaws "Captain Brassbound's Conversion," premieres in London
1897    1st U.S. orthodox Jewish Rabbinical seminary (RIETS) incorporates in New York
1897    1st known intercollegiate basketball game, Yale beats Penn 32-10
1897    France signs treaty with emperor Menelik II of Abyssinia
1896    Marines land in Nicaragua to protect U.S. citizens
1896    Uprising in Matabeleland
1890    General Federation of Womans' Clubs founded
1890    German emperor Wilhelm II fires republic chancellor Otto Von Bismarck
1888    Start of the Sherlock Holmes Adventure, "A Scandal in Bohemia"
1886    1st AC power plant in U.S. begins commercial operation, Massachusetts
1885    John Matzeliger of Suriname patents shoe lacing machine
1885    Yiddish theater opens in New York with Golldfaden operetta
1883    Unity treaty of Paris signed: protects industrial property
1868    Jesse James Gang robs bank in Russelville Kentucky of $14,000
1865    2nd day of Battle of Bentonville North Carolina
1865    Michigan authorizes workers' cooperatives
1863    Battle of Pensacola Florida - evacuated by Federals
1852    Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" published (Boston)
1848    King Louis I of Bayern abdicates to marry dancer Lola Montez
1833    U.S. and Siam sign commercial treaty
1816    U.S. Supreme Court affirms its right to review state court decisions
1815    Napoleon enters Paris after escape from Elba, begins 100-day rule
1814    Prince Willem Frederik becomes monarch of Netherlands
1800    French army defeats Turks at Helipolis Turkey, and advance to Cairo
1760    Great Fire of Boston destroys 349 buildings
1697    Willem de Vlamingh returns to Batavia after exploring "South Land"
1627    France and Spain signs accord for fighting protestantism
1616    Walter Raleigh released from Tower of London to seek gold in Guyana
1602    United Dutch East Indian Company (VOC) forms