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Importance of 02nd March in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 02nd March special in the world history.

2003
Death of Malcolm Williamson, Australian composer.
Australia
1999
Death of Dusty Springfield, British pop singer
Great Britain
1998
Data from the Galileo space probe indicated that Jupiter’s moon Europa might have a liquid ocean beneath its ice crust.
1989
12 European nations agreed to ban the production of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) by the end of the century. (CFCs damage the Earths ozone layer)
1987
Death of Randolph Scott, American film actor
United States
1978
Charlie Chaplin’s coffin was stolen from a Swiss cemetery .
Switzerland
1969
Maiden flight of Concorde, at Toulouse
France
1958
The British Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic expedition, led by Dr Vivian Fuchs, completed the first surface crossing of the Antarctic.
Great Britain
1950
Birth of Karen Carpenter, Singer
United States
1949
US Air Force Captain James Gallagher completed the first non-stop round the- world flight in 94 hours and one minute
United States
1939
Death of Howard Carter, British archaeologist and Egyptologist who discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen
Great Britain
1939
Italian Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli was elected Pope Pius XII
Italy
1933
The movie ‘King Kong’ had its world premiere in New York .
United States
1930
Death of D H Lawrence, English writer.
Great Britain
1908
Birth of Walter Bruch, German engineer, invented the PAL colour television system.
Germany
1882
An eighth (and final) attempt was made to assassinate Queen Victoria. Roderick Maclean, a budding poet from Scotland, fired a revolver into her carriage at Windsor station, but missed the Queen.
Great Britain
1859
Birth of Sholom Aleichem, popular Russian-Jewish writer and humorist
Russian Federation
1791
Death of John Wesley, Methodist minister and hymn writer.
Great Britain
1758
Death of Pierre Guérin de Tencin, French cardinal .
France
1657
A fire in Edo (now Tokyo) killed 100,000 people.
Japan
1498
Vasco da Gama visited Mozambique on his first great voyage of discovery in the Indian Ocean.
Portugal
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