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 This day in History - March 1
504 Historic Events for March 1
1943

Wolfgang Scheidel, German DR, luge (Olympic-gold-1972)

Birth
1943

Piet Veerman, Dutch rock vocalist/guitarist (Cats-Sailin' Home)

Birth
1943

Mauro Checcoli, Italy, 3 day equestrian (Olympic-gold-1964)

Birth
1943

Benjamin W Jipcho, Mt Elgon Kenya, 3K steeplechase (Oly-silver-1972)

Birth
1943

Franz Hohler, writer

Birth
1944

John Napier, London, set designer (Royal Shakesphere Company)

Birth
1944

Massive strikes in Northern Italian towns

Event
1944

John B Breaux, (Rep-D-LA, 1972-88)

Birth
1944

Dirk Benedict, Helena Mont, actor (A-Team, Battlestar Galactica)

Birth
1944

... Formans, director Milos Formans mother, dies in Auschwitz

Death
1944

Roger Daltrey, English rocker/actor/producer (The Who-Tommy)

Birth
1944

Mike D'Abo, rock vocalist (Manfred Mann-Mighty Quinn)

Birth
1944

U-358 sinks in Atlantic

Event
1945

Burning Spear, [Winston Rodney], Jamaican reggae singer

Birth
1945

US infantry regiment captures M”nchengladbach

Event
1945

Fieldmarshal Kesselring succeeds von Rundstedt as commander

Event
1945

FDR announces success of Yalta Conference

Event
1945

Chinese 30th division occupies Hsenwi

Event
1945

British 43rd Division under Gen Essame occupies Xanten

Event
1946

British Govt takes control of Bank of England, after 252 years

Event
1946

Panam  accepts its new constitution

Event
1946

Tony Ashton, Blackburn England, rocker (Ashton, Gardner and Dyke)

Birth
1946

Lana Wood, [Svetlana Gurdin], Santa Rosa Calif, (Diamonds are Forever)

Birth
1947

Alan Thicke, Ontario, actor/host (Thicke of the Night, Growing Pains)

Birth
1947

International Monetary Fund begins operation

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