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 This day in History - March 2
401 Historic Events for March 2
1985

John B Kelly Jr, chairman US Olympic Committee, dies at 57

Death
1985

US approves screening test for AIDS

Event
1986

1st million-dollar purse for a handicap race won at Santa Anita

Event
1986

Mary Beth Zimmerman wins Uniden LPGA Golf Invitational

Event
1986

Zafer Masri, mayor of Nablus, murdered

Death
1986

Marcel Liebman, Belgian historian, dies at 56

Death
1986

Protesters try to stop Land Rover motor company being sold to US

Event
1987

Randolph Scott, actor (Ft Worth, Gung Ho, Jesse James), dies at 89

Death
1988

Dutch Liberal Party merged with SDP

Event
1988

30th Grammy Awards: Graceland, Joshua Tree, Jody Watley

Event
1989

12 European nations agree to ban chlorofluorocarbon production by 2000

Event
1989

Exxon Houston runs aground in Hawaii, spills 117,000 gallons of oil

Event
1989

NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers win 22nd straight home game

Event
1989

NY Met Darryl Strawberry swings at teammate Keith Hernandez

Event
1989

Madonna's "Like a Prayer" premieres on worldwide Pepsi commercial

Event
1990

Mark Tewsksbury swims world record 50m backstroke (25.06 sec)

Event
1990

Greyhound Bus goes on strike

Event
1991

Clark Mollenhoff, US journalist (Pulitzer Prize), dies

Death
1991

Freek Zoetmulder, publisher (Austrian Encyclopedia)/neo-nazi, dies

Death
1991

James "Cool Papa" Bell, Negro baseball league great, dies at 87

Death
1991

Serge Gainsbourg, composer/actor (Fury of Hercules), dies at 62

Death
1991

UN votes in favor of US resolutions for cease fire with Iraq

Event
1991

NC State Chris Corchiani becomes 1st NCAAer to get 1,000 assists

Event
1991

Del Ballard Jr throws most famous gutter ball in PBA Tour history

Event
1991

Deb Richard wins LPGA Women's Kemper Golf Open

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