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 This day in History - March 1
504 Historic Events for March 1
1947

J Boogaard, nazi collaborator, executed

Death
1948

Norman Connors, singer (You Are My Starship)

Birth
1949

Joe Louis retires as heavyweight boxing champ

Event
1949

The Browns, owners of Sportsman's Park, move to evict the Cardinals

Event
1949

Sido Martens, Dutch guitarist/singer/mandolin player (Fungus)

Birth
1950

USSR issues golden rubles

Event
1950

Chiang Kai-shek resumed the presidency of National China on Formosa

Event
1950

Shahid Israr, Pakistani cricket wicket-keeper (in one Test v NZ 1976)

Birth
1950

Klaus Fuchs sentenced to 14 years for atomic espionage (London)

Event
1951

Barbara DeAngelis, talk show hostess (Barbara DeAngelis Show)

Birth
1952

Egyptian government-Ali Maher Pasja resigns

Event
1952

Alice Ritzman, Kalispell MT, LPGA golfer (1995 Rochester Intl-5th)

Birth
1952

David Allen Barr, Kelowna BC, PGA golfer (Atlanta Golf Classic)

Birth
1952

Helgoland, in North Sea, returned to West Germany by Britain

Event
1953

Anton GO Ridder Van Rappard, painter/lithographer/etcher, dies

Death
1953

Ron Howard, Okla, actor/director (American Graffiti, Happy Days)

Birth
1953

WTAJ TV channel 10 in Altoona, PA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1953

Bandula Warnapura, cricketer (1st Sri Lanka Test captain)

Birth
1953

KAUZ TV channel 6 in Wichita Falls, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1953

KTNT (now KSTW) TV channel 11 in Tacoma-Seattle, WA (IND) begins

Event
1953

WJZ-AM in NYC becomes WABC; WJZ-TV in Baltimore final transmission

Event
1953

Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA Sarasota Golf Open

Event
1954

Catherine Bach, Warren Oh, actress (Daisey Duke-Dukes of Hazzard)

Birth
1954

Rebellion during visit of pres Naguib in Khartoum Sudan, 30 die

Event
1954

Janis Gill, Torrance Cal, singer (Sweethearts of Rodeo-Midnight Girl)

Birth