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Historical Events Happened In March - 16

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

1964  On this day in history paul Hornung &Alex Karras reinstated in NFL after 1 year suspension  

1964  Nicholas Joy, actor (Boss Lady), dies at 80 on March - 16.  

1965  On March - 16 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 March - 16 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  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  On March - 16 james Friskin, composer, dies at 80  

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 this day in history.  

1968  On March - 16 my Lai massacre occurs (Vietnam War); 450 die  

1968  Robert F Kennedy announces Presidential campaign on March - 16.  

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  Arthur Adamov, Russian/French playwright, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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  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  John &Yoko are served with deportation papers on March - 16.  

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  T-Bone Walker, blues guitarist (Funky Town, Well Done), dies at 64 on March - 16.  

1976  British premier Harold Wilson resigns on March - 16.  

1977  US President Carter pleads for Palestinian homeland on this day in history.  

1978  On March - 16 amoco Cadiz tanker spills 68.7 million gallons of oil off French coast  

1978  On March - 16 red Brigade kidnaps former premier Aldo Moro in Italy, 5 killed  

1978  On this day in history soyuz 26 returns to Earth  

1978  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  

1978  On this day in history uS Senate accepts Panamá Canal treaty  

1978  On this day in history aldo Moro, 5 times PM of Italy, assassinated by terrorists  

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Famous Birthdays In March - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1338  On March - 16 birth of thomas de Beauchamp, 12th Earl of Warwick (d. 1401)  

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

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 March - 16 birth of gerbrant A Bredero, Holland, poet/playwright (Klucht van de Koe)  

1609  Michael Franck, composer was born on March - 16.  

1631  On this day in history birth of rené Le Bossu, French critic (d. 1680)  

1634  On March - 16 birth of contessa Marie Madeleine La Fayette, novelist  

Famous Deaths In March - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0455  On this day in history 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  Death of Humphrey de Bohun, 4th Earl of Hereford, English soldier (b. 1276) on March - 16.  

1410  On March - 16 death of john Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset (b. 1373)  

1485  On March - 16 death of anne Neville, queen of Richard III of England (b. 1456)  

1536  On March - 16 death of ibrahim Pasha, grand-visier of Osmaanse Rich, murdered at about 45  

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