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Important Events Of March 3

1998    Bill Gates testifies at Senate Judiciary Committee
1997    Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Fayetteville, North Carolina on WRCQ 103.5 FM
1996    26th Easter Seal Telethon
1996    Auckland beat Wellington by 9 wickets to win Shell Trophy Final
1995    Camilla Parker Bowles and her husband Andrew divorce
1994    "Damn Yankees" opens at Marquis Theater New York City for 510 performances
1994    "Philoktetes Variations," with Ron Vawter, premieres in Brussels
1994    IRS investigates Darryl Strawberry
1992    Gas explodes in coal mine at Zonguldak Turkey, 100s die
1992    Mike Bossy's #22 is 2nd # retired by New York Islanders
1991    "Big Love" opens at Plymouth Theater New York City for 41 performances
1991    25 die as United Airlines Boeing 737 crashes in Colorado Springs
1991    Boon completes 10th Test Cricket century, 109* vs. WI at Kingston
1991    Iraqi generals and General Schwarzkopf meet to discuss cease fire
1991    Four Los Angeles Police severly beat Rodney King, captured on amateur video
1991    Latvia and Estonia vote to become independent of the U.S.S.R.
1991    Merlene Ottey runs world record 200m indoor (22.24 sec)
1991    Miguel Trovoada installed as president of Sao Tome e Principal
1991    Switzerland votes on lowering voting age from 20 to 18
1991    United Airlines crashes near Colorado Springs, kills 25
1990    Carole Gist, 20, (Michigan 1st black), crowned 39th Miss USA
1989    Machinists strike Eastern Airlines; pilots honor picket lines
1989    Robert McFarlane gets $20,000 fine, 2 years probation for Iran-Contra
1985    "Moonlighting" with Cybill Shepard and Bruce Willis, premieres
1985    "My One and Only" closes at St. James Theater New York City after 767 performances
1985    Betsy King wins LPGA Samaritan Turquoise Golf Classic
1985    Bill (Willie) Shoemaker is 1st jockey to surpass $100 million
1985    National Union of Mine Workers in England end a 51 week strike
1984    New York Islanders score their most goals (11) vs Tor Maple Leafs (6)
1984    Peter Ueberroth elected baseball commissioner (Effective Oct 1)
1982    Senate begins debate on expulsion of Senator Harrison Williams D-New Jersey
1981    Isle's Mike Bossy 9th and final hat trick of season-4 goals
1981    New York Islanders and Edmonton Oilers play to an 8-8 tie
1980    France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island
1978    1st day of Test cricket for Desmond Haynes (WI vs. Australia)
1978    Charles Chaplin's remains are stolen in Switzerland
1977    Ice Pairs Champs at Tokyo won by Irina Rodnina/Alexandr Zaitsev (URS)
1977    Islanders allow Red Wings only 11 shots on goal
1977    Libyan Socialist Arabs People's Republic forms
1977    Men's Figure Skating Champions in Tokyo won by Vladimir Kovalev (U.S.S.R.)
1977    Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Tokyo won by Linda Fratianne (USA)
1976    Mozambique closes border with Rhodesia
1975    "Goodtime Charley" opens at Palace Theater New York City for 104 performances
1975    Linda McCartney is charged in U.S. with possession of marijuana
1974    "Sextet" opens at Bijou Theater New York City for 9 performances
1974    Despite Billy Harris' hat trick Islanders lose 3-4
1974    George Foreman KOs Ken Norton
1974    Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic
1974    World's worst air disaster, Turkish DC-10 crashes in Paris (346 die)
1973    "Shelter" closes at John Golden Theater New York City after 31 performances
1973    White Sox Dick Allen signs 3 year contract for record $750,000
1972    Sculpted figures of Jefferson Davis, Robert E Lee, and Stonewall Jackson are completed at Stone Mountain Georgia
1971    South African Broadcasting lifts its ban on the Beatles
1971    Winnie Mandela sentenced to 1 year in jail in South Africa
1969    Apollo 9 launched for 151 Earth orbits (10 days)
1968    "Here's Where I Belong" opens/closes at Billy Rose Theater New York City
1968    Greece, Portugal and Spain's embassies bombed in the Hague
1968    Jean Beliveau (Mont) becomes 2nd NHLer to score 1,000 pts
1967    Grenada gains partial independence from Britain
1967    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1967    White Sox given permission to use semi-DH in training camp with home club permission (use of pinch hitter twice in same game)
1966    Buffalo Springfield form, Steven Stills, Neil Young
1966    James Goldman's "Lion in Winter," premieres in New York City
1966    Kwame Nkrumah flees Ghana to Guinee
1966    Rock group Buffalo Springfield forms
1966    Twister hits Jackson, Mississippi; 3 minutes after 1st sighting, 57 die
1966    WRFT (now WVFT) TV channel 27 in Roanoke, Virginia (IND) begins broadcasting
1965    Temptations' "My Girl" reaches #1
1965    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1965    U.S.S.R. performs nuclear test at Semipalitinsk, Eastern Kazakhstan U.S.S.R.
1963    Senegal adopts constitution
1962    British Antarctic Territory forms
1961    King Hassan II's ascends to throne of Morocco
1960    9th largest snowfall in New York City history, 14.5"
1959    1st U.S. probe to enter solar orbit, Pioneer 4, launched
1959    British government arrests Hastings Banda of Nyasaland, ends emergency crisis
1959    San Francisco Giant's rename their stadium Candlestick Park
1958    KTVU TV channel 2 in Oakland-San Francisco, California (IND) 1st broadcast
1958    Nuri ash Said becomes premier of Iraq
1957    Corry Brokken wins Eurovision Song festival with "Just as then"
1957    Ice Dance Championship at Colorado Springs won by Markham and Jones (GRB)
1957    Ice Pairs Championship at Colorado Springs won by Wagner and Paul (CAN)
1957    Men's Figure Skating Champ in Colorado Springs won by David Jenkins (USA)
1957    Mickey Wright wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open
1957    Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Colorado Springs won by Carol Heiss (U.S.)
1956    Cockie Gastelaars swims world record 100 m freestyle (1:04.2)
1956    Indonesian government of Harahap resigns
1956    Morocco gains independence from France (Anniversary of throne)
1956    Manhattan Borough President Hulan Jack makes plans for a new 110,000-seat stadium to entice Giants to stay in NY
1955    Elvis Presley's 1st TV appearance on "Louisiana Hayride" show
1953    Canadian Comet crashes at Karachi, 11 killed
1953    Boston Braves, who own Milwaukee minor league franchise, block St. Louis Browns attempt to shift their franchise to Milwaukee
1952    Puerto Rico approves their 1st self written constitution
1951    Bill Mlkvy (Temple) scores NCAA basketball record 73 pts
1950    3 months as National-American Football League takes back NFL name
1946    U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill
1946    U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Richard Button
1945    Churchill visits Montgomery's headquarters
1945    RAF bombing error hits The Hague killing 511
1945    U.S. and Philippine forces recaptures Corregidor
1945    U.S. 7th Army occupies last part of Westwall
1944    1st performance of corporal Samuel Barber's 2nd Symphony
1943    Bomb fleeing crowd falls into London shelter; 173 die
1943    F Ryerson and Cohn Claues' "Harriet," premieres in New York City
1943    U.S. defeats Japan and wins Battle of Bismark Sea
1942    1st combat flight for Canada's Avro Lancaster military plane
1941    Netherlands NSB-leader Mussert visits Goring in Berlin
1940    Artie Shaw records "Frenesi" on RCA Victor label
1938    American Bowling Congress' largest tournament (24,765 competitors)
1937    Australia snatch series against England 3-2 after being 2-0 down
1936    Grimmett ends his Test career with 13 wkts in 5th Test vs. South Africa
1935    Dutch Revolutionary Socialist Worker's party (RSAP), forms
1934    John Dillinger breaks out of jail using a wooden pistol
1933    German presidential candidate Earnest Thalmann (KPD) arrested
1933    Mount Rushmore dedicated
1933    New York City premiere of "King Kong"
1931    "Star Spangled Banner" officially becomes U.S. national anthem
1931    Cab Calloway records "Minnie Moocher" (Jazz's 1st million seller)
1926    International Greyhound Racing Association formed (Miami, Florida)
1924    German and Turkish friendship/trade treaty signed
1924    Sean O'Casey's "Juno and the Paycock," premieres in Dublin
1923    U.S. Senate rejects membership in International Court of Justice, The Hague
1922    Italian fascists occupy Fiume and Rijeka
1922    WWJ-AM in Detroit Michigan begins radio transmissions
1921    Toronto's Dr. Banting and Dr. Best announce discovery of insulin
1920    Montreal Canadiens scores NHL record 16 goals beating Quebec Bulldogs
1919    1st international air mail service from U.S., Seattle-Victoria, British Columbia
1919    Communist Party in Germany announces a general strike
1918    Richard Goring's "Seeschlacht," premieres in Berlin
1918    Treaty of Brest-Litovsk: Germany, Austria and Russia sign
1917    Congress passes 1st excess profits tax on corporations
1917    Great monarch Michael resigns after 1 day as czar
1917    Nicholas II, last Russian tsar, abdicates (OS)
1915    National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NASA forerunner) created
1913    Ida B Wells-Barnett demonstrates for female suffrage in Washington D.C.
1911    1st U.S. federal cemetery with Union and Rebel graves opens, Missouri
1909    Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Montreal Wanderers, 8-3
1906    Vuia I aircraft built by Romanian Traja Vuia tested in France
1905    U.S. Forest Service forms
1903    North Carolina becomes 1st state requiring registration of nurses
1901    Congress creates National Bureau of Standards, in Department of Commerce
1900    U.S. Steel Corporation organizes
1899    Congress authorizes Lafayette silver dollar
1899    George Dewey becomes 1st in U.S. with rank of Admiral of the Navy
1894    1st Greek-language publication in U.S. begins, "NY Atlantis"
1894    4th and last British government of Gladstone resigns
1893    Columbian Isabella silver quarter authorized
1893    Congress authorizes 1st federal road agency, in Department of Agriculture
1892    1st cattle tuberculosis test in U.S. made, Villa Nova, Penn
1891    Congress creates U.S. Courts of Appeal
1891    Office of Superintendent of Immigration (Treasury Department) created
1887    American Protective Association forms (anti-Catholic) in Clinton Iowa
1887    Anne Sullivan begins teaching 6 year old blind-deaf Helen Keller
1885    1st U.S. state (California) establishes a permanent forest commission
1885    American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) incorporates
1885    Congress passes Indian Appropriations Act (Indians wards of federal government)
1885    U.S. Post Office offers special delivery for 1st-class mail
1883    Congress authorizes the 1st steel vessels in U.S. navy
1882    New York Steam Corp begins distributing steam to Manhattan buildings
1879    1st female lawyer heard by Supreme Court (Belva Ann Bennett Lockwood)
1879    U.S. Geological Survey director authorized in Department of the Interior
1878    Bulgaria liberated from Turkey (Peace of San Stefano)
1877    Rutherford B. Hayes is sworn in as the 19th president
1875    1st recorded hockey game (Montreal)
1875    Congress authorizes 20 cent coin, lasts only 3 years
1875    Georges Bizet's opera "Carmen" premieres (Paris)
1873    Congress authorizes federal departmental postage stamps
1873    U.S. Congress and government raise own salary, retroactively
1871    Congress changes Indian tribes status from independent to dependent
1871    Congress establishes the civil service system
1869    University of South Carolina opens to all races
1865    Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands established
1865    Freedmen's Bureau is created to help destitute free blacks
1863    1st U.S. wartime military conscription bill enacted
1863    Abraham Lincoln approves charter for National Academy of Sciences
1863    Congress authorizes a U.S. mint at Carson City, Nevada
1863    Federal ironclad ships bomb Fort McAllister Georgia
1863    Free city delivery replaces zone postage; 449 letter carriers hired
1863    Gold certificates (currency) authorized by Congress
1863    Idaho Territory forms
1863    Lincoln approves charter for National Academy of Sciences
1862    Battle of New Madrid MO-captured by Union forces
1862    General Pope lays siege in front of New Madrid
1861    Russian Tsar Alexander II abolishes serfdom
1855    Congress approves $30,000 to test camels for military use
1855    Congress authorizes registered mail
1853    Transcontinental railroad survey is authorized by Congress
1853    U.S. Assay Office in New York City authorized
1851    Congress authorizes smallest U.S. silver coin (3 cent piece)
1849    Gold Coinage Act authorizes $20 Double Eagle gold coin
1849    Home Department (Interior Department), forms
1849    Minnesota Territory is organizes
1849    Territory of Minnesota organizes
1849    U.S. Department of the Interior established by Congress
1847    Post Office Department authorized to issue postage stamps
1845    1st time, U.S. Senate overrides presidential (Tyler) veto
1845    Congress authorizes ocean mail contracts for foreign mail delivery
1845    Florida becomes 27th state
1843    Congress appropriates $30,000 "to test the practicability of establishing a system of electro-magnetic telegraphs" by the US
1842    1st U.S. child labor law regulating working hours passed (Mass)
1842    1st performance of Felix Mendelssohn's 3rd "Scottish" Symphony
1838    Rebellion at Pelee Island, Ontario Canada
1837    Congress increases Supreme Court membership from 7 to 9
1837    U.S. president Andrew Jackson and Congress recognizes Republic of Texas
1835    Congress authorizes a U.S. mint at New Orleans Louisiana
1820    Missouri Compromise passes, allowing slavery in Missouri
1817    Mississippi Territory is divided into Alabama Territory and Mississippi
1815    U.S. declares war on Algiers for taking U.S. prisoners and demanding tribute
1813    Office of surgeon general of the U.S. Army forms
1812    U.S. passes 1st foreign aid bill (aids Venezuela earthquake vicitims)
1805    Louisiana-Missouri Territory forms
1803    1st impeachment trial of a federal judge, John Pickering, begins
1801    1st U.S. Jewish governor, David Emanuel, takes office in Georgia
1794    1st performance of Joseph Haydn's 101st Symphony in D
1794    Richard Allen founded AME Church
1791    1st internal revenue act (taxing distilled spirits and carriages)
1791    Congress establishes U.S. Mint
1776    U.S. commodore Esek Hopkins occupies Nassau Bahamas
1746    Bonnie Prince Charlie occupies Castle of Inverness
1638    Duke Bernard van Saksen-Weimar occupies Rheinfelden
1634    1st tavern in Boston opens (Samuel Cole)
1627    Piet Heyn conquerors 22 ships in Bay of Salvador Brazil