Historical Events Happened In March - 16
Sunday, 21 December 2014
1964 Paul Hornung &Alex Karras reinstated in NFL after 1 year suspension on March - 16.
1964 Nicholas Joy, actor (Boss Lady), dies at 80 on this day in history.
1965 University of Waterloo starts bilingual course in Honours French and Political Science; for students preparing to enter federal Civil Service on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1966 On this day in 1966 General Motors produced its 100,000,000th car, an Oldsmobile Toronado on March - 16.
1967 On this day in history 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 James Friskin, composer, dies at 80 on March - 16.
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 Viasa DC-9 crashes at Maracaibo's Grano de Oro airport, killing 155 on this day in history.
1970 On this day in history new English Bible published
1970 On this day in history arthur Adamov, Russian/French playwright, dies at 61
1971 13th Grammy Awards Bridge over Troubled Water, Carpenters win on this day in history.
1971 On this day in history the first SH-2D Lamps (Light Airborne Multi-Purpose System) helicopter test flight took place at Kaman's Bloomfield, Connecticut Facility
1971 On this day in history bebe Daniels, actress (Silver Dollar, My Past), dies at 70
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 Carl Benton Reid, actor (Trap, Underwater City), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1974 The first performance at new Grand Ole Opry House at Opryland in Nashville on this day in history.
1975 On March - 16 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 On this day in history british premier Harold Wilson resigns
1977 On March - 16 uS President Carter pleads for Palestinian homeland
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 this day in history.
1978 On this day in history soyuz 26 returns to Earth
1978 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1978 On this day in history uS Senate accepts Panamá Canal treaty
1978 On March - 16 aldo Moro, 5 times PM of Italy, assassinated by terrorists