Historical Events For March - 16
Friday, 26 May 2017
1964 Paul Hornung &Alex Karras reinstated in NFL after 1 year suspension on this day in history.
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 history 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 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 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 on March - 16.
1968 On March - 16 my Lai massacre occurs (Vietnam War); 450 die
1968 On this day in history robert F Kennedy announces Presidential campaign
1968 On this day in history 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 March - 16.
1970 Arthur Adamov, Russian/French playwright, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1971 On March - 16 13th Grammy Awards Bridge over Troubled Water, Carpenters win
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 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 this day in history.
1973 Carl Benton Reid, actor (Trap, Underwater City), dies at 79 on March - 16.
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 T-Bone Walker, blues guitarist (Funky Town, Well Done), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1976 On March - 16 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 this day in history.
1978 Red Brigade kidnaps former premier Aldo Moro in Italy, 5 killed on March - 16.
1978 On March - 16 soyuz 26 returns to Earth
1978 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on March - 16.
1978 US Senate accepts Panamá Canal treaty on this day in history.
1978 Aldo Moro, 5 times PM of Italy, assassinated by terrorists on this day in history.