Historical Events For March - 16
Tuesday, 17 January 2017
1964 On March - 16 paul Hornung &Alex Karras reinstated in NFL after 1 year suspension
1964 On this day in history nicholas Joy, actor (Boss Lady), dies at 80
1965 University of Waterloo starts bilingual course in Honours French and Political Science; for students preparing to enter federal Civil Service on March - 16.
1966 On this day in history "Man From Uncle" star David McCallum receives huge welcome in London
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 this day in history 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 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 My Lai massacre occurs (Vietnam War); 450 die on March - 16.
1968 On this day in history robert F Kennedy announces Presidential campaign
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 On March - 16 arthur Adamov, Russian/French playwright, dies at 61
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 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 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 On March - 16 red Brigade kidnaps former premier Aldo Moro in Italy, 5 killed
1978 On March - 16 soyuz 26 returns to Earth
1978 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
1978 US Senate accepts Panamá Canal treaty on this day in history.
1978 On March - 16 aldo Moro, 5 times PM of Italy, assassinated by terrorists