Historical Events For March - 16
Thursday, 21 September 2017
1964 On March - 16 paul Hornung &Alex Karras reinstated in NFL after 1 year suspension
1964 Nicholas Joy, actor (Boss Lady), dies at 80 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history gemini 8 launched with Armstrong &Scott, aborted after 6.5 orbits
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 March - 16 quebec raises provincial sales taxes from 6% to 8%; new program to supplement family allowance; highest sales tax in Canada.
1967 On this day in history 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 On March - 16 my Lai massacre occurs (Vietnam War); 450 die
1968 Robert F Kennedy announces Presidential campaign on March - 16.
1968 June Collyer, actress (June-Stu Erwin Show), dies at 60 on March - 16.
1969 Viasa DC-9 crashes at Maracaibo's Grano de Oro airport, killing 155 on March - 16.
1970 On this day in history new English Bible published
1970 On March - 16 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 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 March - 16.
1972 On March - 16 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 The first performance at new Grand Ole Opry House at Opryland in Nashville on March - 16.
1975 US Mariner 10 makes 3rd &final fly-by of Mercury on this day in history.
1975 T-Bone Walker, blues guitarist (Funky Town, Well Done), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1976 On this day in history british premier Harold Wilson resigns
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 March - 16.
1978 On this day in history soyuz 26 returns to Earth
1978 On March - 16 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1978 On March - 16 uS Senate accepts Panamá Canal treaty
1978 On this day in history aldo Moro, 5 times PM of Italy, assassinated by terrorists