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 This day in History - March 1
504 Historic Events for March 1
1938

Gabrielle d'Annunzio, Italian poet/fascist (Il fuoco), dies at 74

Death
1938

G D'Annunzio, writer, dies at 74

Death
1938

Michael J[oseph] Kurland, US, sci-fi author (Infernal Device)

Birth
1939

Leo Brouwer, composer

Birth
1939

Warren Davis, rocker (Monotones)

Birth
1940

12th Academy Awards - "Gone with the Wind," R Donat and V Leigh win

Event
1940

Richard Wright's novel "Native Son" is published

Event
1940

Ralph Towner, rocker (Oregon)

Birth
1940

David Broome, Show Jumper (world champ-1970)

Birth
1940

Josef Swickard, actor (Lost City, Tale of 2 Cities), dies at 73

Death
1941

Elmer Layden becomes 1st NFL commissioner

Event
1941

Himmler inspects Auschwitz concentration camp

Event
1941

German troops invade Bulgaria

Event
1941

1st US commercial FM radio station goes on the air, Nashville, Tenn

Event
1941

Michael L Lampton, Williamsport Pa, astronaut

Birth
1941

"Captain America" appears in a comic book

Event
1942

Jerry Fischer, rocker (Blood, Sweat and Tears)

Birth
1942

Peter Guber, producer (Flashdance)

Birth
1942

3 day Battle of Java Sea ends, US suffers a major naval defeat

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1942

Tito establishes 2nd Proletarit Brigade in Bosnia

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1942

Suriname camp for NSB people opens to save Jews

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1942

Japanese troops occupy Kalidjati airport in Java

Event
1942

J Milton Cage Jr's "Imaginary Landscape No 3," premieres in Chicago

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1942

Baseball decides that players in milt can't play when on furlough

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1943

Jewish old age home for disabled in Amsterdam raided

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