Historical Events Happened In March - 16
Thursday, 26 November 2015
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 On this day in history "Man From Uncle" star David McCallum receives huge welcome in London
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 Pirate Radio Station 333 (Radio Britain) ship breaks down on this day in history.
1967 On this day in history quebec raises provincial sales taxes from 6% to 8%; new program to supplement family allowance; highest sales tax in Canada.
1967 James Friskin, composer, dies at 80 on this day in history.
1968 On March - 16 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
1968 On March - 16 my Lai massacre occurs (Vietnam War); 450 die
1968 On March - 16 robert F Kennedy announces Presidential campaign
1968 On March - 16 june Collyer, actress (June-Stu Erwin Show), dies at 60
1969 On this day in history viasa DC-9 crashes at Maracaibo's Grano de Oro airport, killing 155
1970 New English Bible published on March - 16.
1970 On March - 16 arthur Adamov, Russian/French playwright, dies at 61
1971 13th Grammy Awards Bridge over Troubled Water, Carpenters win on this day in history.
1971 The first SH-2D Lamps (Light Airborne Multi-Purpose System) helicopter test flight took place at Kaman's Bloomfield, Connecticut Facility on this day in history.
1971 Bebe Daniels, actress (Silver Dollar, My Past), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1971 13th Grammy Awards: Bridge over Troubled Water, Carpenters win on this day in history.
1972 John &Yoko are served with deportation papers on March - 16.
1972 Harold "Pie" Traynor, hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates), dies at 72 on March - 16.
1973 On this day in history carl Benton Reid, actor (Trap, Underwater City), dies at 79
1974 On March - 16 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 March - 16.
1976 British premier Harold Wilson resigns on this day in history.
1977 US President Carter pleads for Palestinian homeland on this day in history.
1978 On March - 16 amoco Cadiz tanker spills 68.7 million gallons of oil off French coast
1978 On this day in history red Brigade kidnaps former premier Aldo Moro in Italy, 5 killed
1978 Soyuz 26 returns to Earth on this day in history.
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 On March - 16 aldo Moro, 5 times PM of Italy, assassinated by terrorists