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Historical Events Happened In March - 16

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1964  On this day in history 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  On this day in history gemini 8 launched with Armstrong &Scott, aborted after 6.5 orbits  

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

1967  Pirate Radio Station 333 (Radio Britain) ship breaks down on March - 16.  

1967  On March - 16 quebec raises provincial sales taxes from 6% to 8%; new program to supplement family allowance; highest sales tax in Canada.  

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

1968  On this day in history 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  My Lai massacre occurs (Vietnam War); 450 die on March - 16.  

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  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 March - 16.  

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  On March - 16 bebe Daniels, actress (Silver Dollar, My Past), dies at 70  

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

1972  John &Yoko are served with deportation papers on this day in history.  

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

1973  On March - 16 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  US Mariner 10 makes 3rd &final fly-by of Mercury on March - 16.  

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

1976  British premier Harold Wilson resigns on March - 16.  

1977  US President Carter pleads for Palestinian homeland on March - 16.  

1978  Amoco Cadiz tanker spills 68.7 million gallons of oil off French coast on March - 16.  

1978  Red Brigade kidnaps former premier Aldo Moro in Italy, 5 killed on this day in history.  

1978  On March - 16 soyuz 26 returns to Earth  

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

1978  On March - 16 uS Senate accepts Panamá Canal treaty  

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

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1338  Thomas de Beauchamp, 12th Earl of Warwick (d. 1401) was born on this day in history.  

1445  Johann Geiler von Kaisersberg, Swiss-born preacher (d. 1510) was born on this day in history.  

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

1581  Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, Dutch historian and writer (d. 1647) was born on this day in history.  

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

1609  On this day in history birth of michael Franck, composer  

1631  René Le Bossu, French critic (d. 1680) was born on March - 16.  

1634  On this day in history birth of contessa Marie Madeleine La Fayette, novelist  

Famous Deaths In March - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0455  On March - 16 death of valentinian III, Roman Emperor (b. 419)  

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

1037  On March - 16 death of robert I, Archbishop of Rouen  

1072  On this day in history adalbert, archbishop of Bremen-Hamburg, dies  

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

1410  On this day in history death of john Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset (b. 1373)  

1485  Death of Anne Neville, queen of Richard III of England (b. 1456) on this day in history.  

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


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