Historical Events for 3rd March 2019

1431 – Bishop Gabriele Condulmer elected as Pope Eugene IV
1845 – Florida becomes 27th state of the Union
1891 – The Penalty Spot Kick rule in Association Football is conceived, but does not come into effect until the next season.
1942 – 1st combat flight for Canadian British-built Avro Lancaster bomber
1956 – Morocco gains independence from France (Anniversary of throne)
1959 – San Francisco Giants rename their stadium Candlestick Park
1985 – “My One and Only” closes at St James Theater NYC after 767 performances
1989 – Robert McFarlane gets $20,000 fine, 2 yrs probation for Iran-Contra
2002 – 33rd NAACP Image Awards: “Ali” wins Outstanding Motion Picture
2018 – “The Emoji Movie” named worst film in 2017 in Razzies awards

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