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 This day in History - March 1
504 Historic Events for March 1
1954

In spring training, Ted Williams breaks his collarbone

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1954

4 Puerto Ricans open fire in US house of reps injuring 5 reps

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1954

Ted Williams fractures collarbone in 1st game of spring training after flying 39 combat missions without injury in Korean War

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1954

US explodes 15 megaton hydrogen bomb at Bikini Atoll

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1955

Israeli assault on Gaza, kills 48

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1955

Pakistan v India 5 Test Cricket series ends in a 0-0 draw

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1955

Jimmy Fortune, Newport News Va, singer (Statler Bros-Class of '57)

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1955

KFAR (now KATN) TV channel 2 in Fairbanks, AK (ABC/NBC) 1st broadcast

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1956

Timothy Daly, Sufferin NY, actor (Joe-Wings, Diner, Made in Heaven)

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1956

Mark Todd, UK, NZ equestrian 3 day event (Olympics-96)

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1956

Balwinder Singh Sandhu, cricketer (Sikh pace bowler 1983 World Cup)

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1957

"Ziegfeld Follies of 1957" opens at Winter Garden NYC for 123 perfs

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1957

Kokomo the Chimp becomes Today Show animal editor

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1957

KTWO TV channel 2 in Casper, WY (NBC/ABC/CBS) begins broadcasting

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1957

Jon Carroll, Wash DC, vocalist (Starland Vocal Band-Afternoon Delight)

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1958

Gary Sobers 365* v Pak, 614 min, 38 fours, best Cricket before Lara

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1958

Wayne B Phillips, cricket wicket-keeper (Australia)

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1958

Nik Kershaw, singer/songwriter (Wouldn't it be Good)

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1958

Giacomo Balla, Italian painter, dies at 86

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1958

Sobers completes 446 stand for 2nd wicket with Conrad Hunte, 260

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1958

West Indies cricket declare at stumps score of 3-790 decl v Pakistan

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1959

Archbishop Makarios returns to Cyprus after 3 years

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1959

Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Golden Triangle Festival Golf Tournament

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1960

Alicia Dibos, Lima Peru, LPGA golfer (1994 US Women's Open-4th)

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1961

President Kennedy establishes the Peace Corp

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