March 3, 1966 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • James Goldman's "Lion in Winter" premieres in NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Kwame Nkrumah flees Ghana to Guinea

First President of Ghana Kwame Nkrumah
First President of Ghana
Kwame Nkrumah
  • Rock group Buffalo Springfield forms
  • Twister hits Jackson Mississippi; 3 minutes after 1st sighting, 57 die

Deaths in History

  • Alice Pearce, comedienne (Gladys Kravitz-Bewitched), dies at 52