Historical Events For March - 16
Monday, 20 November 2017
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 March - 16.
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 this day in history.
1967 On March - 16 pirate Radio Station 333 (Radio Britain) ship breaks down
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 James Friskin, composer, dies at 80 on March - 16.
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 On March - 16 my Lai massacre occurs (Vietnam War); 450 die
1968 Robert F Kennedy announces Presidential campaign on this day in history.
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 March - 16 new English Bible published
1970 Arthur Adamov, Russian/French playwright, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1971 On this day in history 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 On this day in history bebe Daniels, actress (Silver Dollar, My Past), dies at 70
1971 On March - 16 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 US Mariner 10 makes 3rd &final fly-by of Mercury on March - 16.
1975 On March - 16 t-Bone Walker, blues guitarist (Funky Town, Well Done), dies at 64
1976 British premier Harold Wilson resigns on this day in history.
1977 On this day in history uS President Carter pleads for Palestinian homeland
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 On March - 16 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1978 On this day in history uS Senate accepts Panamá Canal treaty
1978 Aldo Moro, 5 times PM of Italy, assassinated by terrorists on this day in history.