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Historical Events Happened In March - 16

Thursday, 02 April 2015

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 this day in history.  

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  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  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 this day in history 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 March - 16.  

1970  New English Bible published on this day in history.  

1970  Arthur Adamov, Russian/French playwright, dies at 61 on March - 16.  

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  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 March - 16.  

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  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  On March - 16 uS Mariner 10 makes 3rd &final fly-by of Mercury  

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 this day in history.  

1977  On March - 16 uS President Carter pleads for Palestinian homeland  

1978  On this day in history amoco Cadiz tanker spills 68.7 million gallons of oil off French coast  

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  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

1978  US Senate accepts Panamá Canal treaty on March - 16.  

1978  Aldo Moro, 5 times PM of Italy, assassinated by terrorists on March - 16.  

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Famous Birthdays In March - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1338  Thomas de Beauchamp, 12th Earl of Warwick (d. 1401) was born on March - 16.  

1445  On March - 16 birth of johann Geiler von Kaisersberg, Swiss-born preacher (d. 1510)  

1473  On March - 16 birth of henry IV the Pious, Duke of Saxony (d. 1541)  

1581  Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, Dutch historian and writer (d. 1647) was born on March - 16.  

1585  Gerbrant A Bredero, Holland, poet/playwright (Klucht van de Koe) was born on this day in history.  

1609  Michael Franck, composer was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  On March - 16 death of heribert of Cologne, Archbishop of Cologne and Chancellor of Emperor Otto III  

1037  Death of Robert I, Archbishop of Rouen on this day in history.  

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  Death of John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset (b. 1373) on March - 16.  

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.