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Important Events Of March 8



1995    -26 degrees F (-32.2 degrees C) in Bismarck, North Dakota
1995    Costis Stephanopoulos becomes president of Greece
1995    Dutch Liberal Party wins Provincial-National elections
1994    20th People's Choice Awards
1994    B737 collides with Ilyushin-86 in New Dehli, at least 8 killed
1994    Defense Department announces smoking ban in workplaces
1994    Train accident at Pinetown, Natal kills 47
1993    Katharine Hepburn released from the hospital after exhaustion
1993    Nigerian singer Fela Kuti arrested again on suspicion of murder
1992    22nd Easter Seal Telethon
1992    Judy Dickinson wins LPGA Inamori Golf Classic
1991    17th People's Choice Awards: Julia Roberts, Bill Cosby, Pretty Woman
1991    Harry Hamlin and Nicollette Sheridan wed
1991    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1991    Planeloads of U.S. troops arrive home from the Persian Gulf, Iraq hands over 40 foreign journalists and 2 American soldiers it captured
1989    "Heidi Chronicles" opens at Plymouth Theater New York City for 621 performances
1989    Roger Kingdom runs indoor world record 60m hurdles (7.37 seconds)
1987    17th Easter Seal Telethon raises $35,184,425
1987    David Hookes (306*) Wayne Phillips make 462 stand for South Australia
1987    FBI apprehends most wanted Claude L Dallas, Jr. in California
1987    Jane Geddes wins LPGA GNA/Glendale Federal Golf Classic
1987    Nelli Cooman becomes world champion 60m indoor
1986    4 French TV crew members are abducted in Beirut Lebanon
1986    Japanese probe Suisei passes Halley's Comet at 109,800 km
1986    Martina Navratilova is 1st tennis player to earn $10 million
1985    Ice Dance Championship at Tokyo won by Bestemianova and Bukin (URS)
1983    House Foreign Affairs Committee endorses nuclear weapons freeze with U.S.S.R.
1983    IBM releases PC DOS version 2.0
1983    President Reagan calls the U.S.S.R. an "Evil Empire"
1981    "Shakespeare's Cabaret" closes at Bijou Theater New York City after 54 performances
1981    Dennis Lillee ct by Qld 12th man Dennis Lillie in Shield game
1981    Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Arizona Copper Golf Classic
1980    Greg Chappell 235 and Yallop 172, for 217 stand at Faisalabad
1980    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1979    1st extraterrestrial volcano discovered on Io, a satellite of Jupiter
1979    5th People's Choice Awards
1979    China withdraws invasion troops from Vietnam
1979    Shuttle Columbia (OV-102) transported 38 miles overland from Palmdale
1977    Henry L. Marsh III elected mayor of Richmond
1977    Princess Anne announces she's expecting her 1st child (Peter)
1976    1,774 kg (largest observed) stony meteorite falls in Jilin, China
1975    Royal Canadian Mint announces branch opening in Winnipeg Manitoba
1974    Charles de Gaulle Airport opens in Paris
1973    Eisenhower Tunnel, world's highest/U.S. longest, opens
1973    Paul and Linda McCartney are fined 100 pounds for growing cannabis
1973    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1972    1st airship flown over Britain in 20 years (Europa)
1972    1st flight of the Goodyear blimp
1971    Joe Frazier beats Muhammad Ali in 15, retains heavyweight boxing title
1971    Milwaukee Bucks win their 20th straight NBA game (team record)
1971    Radio Hanoi broadcasts Jimi Hendrix's "Star Spangled Banner"
1970    WTCI TV channel 45 in Chattanooga, Tennessee (PBS) begins broadcasting
1969    Marriage of 12 year old Marcella Rosciglione in Palermo
1968    6 year old Tommy Moore scores hole-in-one in golf (Hagerstown, Maryland)
1968    Fillmore East opens
1968    Students demonstrate in Warsaw
1967    New Orleans Saints begin selling season tickets (20,000 sold 1st day)
1966    "Golden Boy" closes at Majestic Theater New York City after 569 performances
1966    An IRA bomb destroyed Nelson's Column in Dublin
1966    Casey Stengel elected to Hall of Fame
1965    1st U.S. combat forces arrive in Vietnam (3,500 Marines)
1964    Malcolm X leaves Black Muslim Movement
1963    Syrian Arab Rep Revolution Day - Military coup in Syria
1962    Beatles, with Pete Best, TV debut (perform "Dream Baby" on BBC)
1962    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1961    Jean Kerr's "Mary, Mary," premieres in New York City
1961    U.S. nuclear submarine Patrick Henry arrives at Scottish naval base of Holy Loch from South Carolina in a record underseas journey of 66 days 22 hours
1960    "Greenwillow" opens at Alvin Theater New York City for 95 performances
1959    Groucho, Chico and Harpo's final TV appearance together
1959    KUAT TV channel 6 in Tucson, Arizona (PBS) begins broadcasting
1959    Mickey Wright wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open
1959    Pro-Egyptian coup fails in Mosul Iraq
1958    Silky Sullivan comes from 40 lengths back to win by 3 at Santa Anita
1958    William Faulkner says U.S. school degenerated to become babysitters
1957    1st performance of David Diamond's 6th Symphony in Boston
1957    Israeli troops leave Egypt; Suez Canal re-opened for minor ships
1957    U.S.S.R. performs atmospheric nuclear test
1953    "Two's Company" closes at Alvin Theater New York City after 90 performances
1953    Census indicates 239,000 farmers gave up farming in last 2 years
1953    KSWO TV channel 7 in Lawton, OK (ABC) begins broadcasting
1953    Patty Berg wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open
1953    WFMJ TV channel 21 in Youngstown, OH (NBC) begins broadcasting
1952    Antoine Pinay forms French government
1952    Ronald Reagan marries Nancy Davis
1951    International Table Tennis Federation bans Egypt (for refusing to play Israel)
1950    1st woman medical officer assigned to naval vessel (BR Walters)
1950    Marshall Voroshilov of U.S.S.R. announces they developed atomic bomb
1949    WAGeorgia TV channel 5 in Atlanta, Georgia (CBS) begins broadcasting
1949    WBAP-FM, Fort Worth Texas, begins broadcasting
1948    Supreme Court rules relg instructions in pub schools unconstitutional
1946    1st helicopter licensed for commercial use (New York City)
1945    "Kiss Me Kate" opens in Britain
1945    53 Amsterdammers executed by nazi occupiers
1945    International Women's Day is 1st observed
1945    Phyllis M. Daley is 1st black nurse sworn-in as U.S. Navy ensign
1944    U.S. resumes bombing Berlin
1943    335 allied bombers attack Neurenberg
1943    Limited gambling legalized in Mexico
1943    U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Gretchen Merrill
1943    U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Arthur Vaughn
1942    Japanese forces captures Rangoon Burma
1942    KNIL, Dutch colonial army on Java, surrenders to Japanese armies
1941    1st baseball player drafted into WW II (Hugh Mulcahy, Phillies)
1939    Lenore Coffee and William Joyce Cowan's "Family Portrait," premieres
1934    Edwin Hubble photo shows as many galaxies as Milky Way has stars
1930    Mahatma Gandhi starts civil disobedience in India
1930    Babe Ruth signs 2-year contract for $160,000 with New York Yankee General Manager Ed Barrow, wrongly predicts "No one will ever be paid more than Ruth"
1929    U.S. worker union commission reports of slavery in Liberia
1927    Pan American Airlines incorporates
1924    Coal mine explosion kills 171 at Castle Gate Utah
1920    Denmark and Cuba join the League of Nations
1917    Russian revolution breaks out in Petrograd
1916    U.S. invades Cuba for 3rd time, this to end corrupt Menocal regime
1915    1st U.S. Navy minelayer, Baltimore, commissioned
1913    Federal League organizes with 6 teams
1913    Internal Revenue Service begins to levy and collect income taxes
1911    1st International Woman's Day
1910    Baroness Raymonde de Laroche of Paris is 1st licensed female pilot
1908    Collingwood Elementary, Cleveland, burns, kills 173 kids and 2 teachers
1908    Dutch utopist Frederick of Eden speaks in Carnegie Hall, New York
1906    Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Smiths Falls (Ont) in 2 games
1904    Hugh Trumble takes a hat-trick in his final Test Cricket match
1902    1st performance of Jean Sibelius' 2nd Symphony
1900    NL decides to go with 8 teams They exclude Baltimore, Cleveland, Louisville and Washington (in 1953 Boston Braves move to Milwaukee)
1898    Richard Straus' "Don Quixote," premieres in Keulen
1896    Volunteers of America forms (New York City)
1894    New York passes 1st state dog license law
1887    Everett Horton, Connecticut, patents fishing rod of telescoping steel tubes
1884    1st performance of Edward MacDowell's 2nd Piano suite
1865    Battle of Kingston, North Carolina (Wilcox's ridge, Wise's Forks)
1862    Battle of Elkhorn Tavern ends with Confederate withdrawal
1862    Confederate ironclad "Merrimack" launched
1862    Naval Engagement at Hampton Roads, Virginia CSS Virginia, Jamestown and Yorktown vs USS Cumberland, Congress and Monitor
1861    St. Augustine Florida surrenders to Union armies
1858    Opera "I Pagliacci" is produced (Naples)
1855    1st train crosses 1st U.S. railway suspension bridge, Niagara Falls
1854    U.S. Commodore Matthew C. Perry's 2nd trip to Japan
1838    U.S. Mint in New Orleans begins operation (producing dimes)
1813    1st concerto of Royal Philharmonic
1801    British drive French forces from Abukir, Egypt
1782    Gnadenhutten Massacre - Ohio militia kills 90 indians
1766    Willem V (18) becomes governor of United Provinces
1754    Marquis of Ensenada becomes premier of Spain
1746    Cumberland's troops occupy Aberdeen
1722    Afghan monarch Mir Mahmud occupies Persia
1711    Antoin de Guiscard tries English premier Haley for murder
1706    Vienna's Wiener Stadtbank established
1702    England Queen Anne ascends throne upon death of King William III
1658    Peace of Roskilde between Sweden and Denmark