On this day...
1804: Johann Strauss the Elder, composer of waltzes, was born in Vienna.
1879: Albert Einstein, physicist and mathematician, was born in Ulm, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.
1885: First production of The Mikado, by Gilbert and Sullivan, at the Savoy Theatre, London. 1939: The 'Timeless' Test between South Africa and England in Durban ended - it started on March 3 - because the England players had to rejoin their ship.
1964: Jack Ruby was found guilty in Dallas of killing Lee Harvey Oswald, alleged assassin of President John F Kennedy, and was sentenced to death. He died of a blood clot in the lung in 1967. 1984: Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams was shot and seriously injured by Loyalist gunmen.
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|Publication:||Huddersfield Daily Examiner (Huddersfield, England)|
|Date:||Mar 14, 2019|
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