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Historical Events Happened In March - 16

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1964  On March - 16 paul Hornung &Alex Karras reinstated in NFL after 1 year suspension  

1964  On March - 16 nicholas Joy, actor (Boss Lady), dies at 80  

1965  On this day in history university of Waterloo starts bilingual course in Honours French and Political Science; for students preparing to enter federal Civil Service.  

1966  "Man From Uncle" star David McCallum receives huge welcome in London on March - 16.  

1966  Gemini 8 launched with Armstrong &Scott, aborted after 6.5 orbits on March - 16.  

1966  On this day in 1966 General Motors produced its 100,000,000th car, an Oldsmobile Toronado on March - 16.  

1967  On March - 16 pirate Radio Station 333 (Radio Britain) ship breaks down  

1967  Quebec raises provincial sales taxes from 6% to 8%; new program to supplement family allowance; highest sales tax in Canada on this day in history.  

1967  On March - 16 james Friskin, composer, dies at 80  

1968  During the Vietnam War, a U.S. Army platoon from Charlie Company, 11th Brigade, Americal Division, massacres over four hundred unarmed South Vietnamese civilians in the village of My Lai in the district of Song My on this day in history.  

1968  My Lai massacre occurs (Vietnam War); 450 die on March - 16.  

1968  On this day in history robert F Kennedy announces Presidential campaign  

1968  June Collyer, actress (June-Stu Erwin Show), dies at 60 on this day in history.  

1969  On March - 16 viasa DC-9 crashes at Maracaibo's Grano de Oro airport, killing 155  

1970  On this day in history new English Bible published  

1970  On March - 16 arthur Adamov, Russian/French playwright, dies at 61  

1971  On March - 16 13th Grammy Awards Bridge over Troubled Water, Carpenters win  

1971  The first SH-2D Lamps (Light Airborne Multi-Purpose System) helicopter test flight took place at Kaman's Bloomfield, Connecticut Facility on March - 16.  

1971  Bebe Daniels, actress (Silver Dollar, My Past), dies at 70 on March - 16.  

1971  On this day in history 13th Grammy Awards: Bridge over Troubled Water, Carpenters win  

1972  On this day in history john &Yoko are served with deportation papers  

1972  Harold "Pie" Traynor, hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates), dies at 72 on March - 16.  

1973  Carl Benton Reid, actor (Trap, Underwater City), dies at 79 on March - 16.  

1974  On this day in history the first performance at new Grand Ole Opry House at Opryland in Nashville  

1975  On this day in history uS Mariner 10 makes 3rd &final fly-by of Mercury  

1975  T-Bone Walker, blues guitarist (Funky Town, Well Done), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

1976  British premier Harold Wilson resigns on March - 16.  

1977  US President Carter pleads for Palestinian homeland on this day in history.  

1978  Amoco Cadiz tanker spills 68.7 million gallons of oil off French coast on this day in history.  

1978  Red Brigade kidnaps former premier Aldo Moro in Italy, 5 killed on March - 16.  

1978  Soyuz 26 returns to Earth on March - 16.  

1978  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on March - 16.  

1978  US Senate accepts Panamá Canal treaty on this day in history.  

1978  Aldo Moro, 5 times PM of Italy, assassinated by terrorists on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In March - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1338  On this day in history birth of thomas de Beauchamp, 12th Earl of Warwick (d. 1401)  

1445  Johann Geiler von Kaisersberg, Swiss-born preacher (d. 1510) was born on March - 16.  

1473  Henry IV the Pious, Duke of Saxony (d. 1541) was born on this day in history.  

1581  On this day in history birth of pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, Dutch historian and writer (d. 1647)  

1585  On this day in history birth of gerbrant A Bredero, Holland, poet/playwright (Klucht van de Koe)  

1609  Michael Franck, composer was born on March - 16.  

1631  On this day in history birth of rené Le Bossu, French critic (d. 1680)  

1634  Contessa Marie Madeleine La Fayette, novelist was born on March - 16.  

Famous Deaths In March - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0455  Death of Valentinian III, Roman Emperor (b. 419) on this day in history.  

1021  Death of Heribert of Cologne, Archbishop of Cologne and Chancellor of Emperor Otto III on this day in history.  

1037  Death of Robert I, Archbishop of Rouen on March - 16.  

1072  Adalbert, archbishop of Bremen-Hamburg, dies on this day in history.  

1322  On March - 16 death of humphrey de Bohun, 4th Earl of Hereford, English soldier (b. 1276)  

1410  Death of John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset (b. 1373) on this day in history.  

1485  On March - 16 death of anne Neville, queen of Richard III of England (b. 1456)  

1536  Death of Ibrahim Pasha, grand-visier of Osmaanse Rich, murdered at about 45 on March - 16.