Historical Events In March - 16
Wednesday, 20 June 2018
1964 On this day in history paul Hornung &Alex Karras reinstated in NFL after 1 year suspension
1964 On March - 16 nicholas Joy, actor (Boss Lady), dies at 80
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 Gemini 8 launched with Armstrong &Scott, aborted after 6.5 orbits on March - 16.
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 March - 16.
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 My Lai massacre occurs (Vietnam War); 450 die on March - 16.
1968 Robert F Kennedy announces Presidential campaign on this day in history.
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 New English Bible published on March - 16.
1970 On this day in history 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 March - 16.
1971 On March - 16 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 John &Yoko are served with deportation papers on March - 16.
1972 On March - 16 harold "Pie" Traynor, hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates), dies at 72
1973 Carl Benton Reid, actor (Trap, Underwater City), dies at 79 on March - 16.
1974 On this day in history 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 On this day in history british premier Harold Wilson resigns
1977 US President Carter pleads for Palestinian homeland on this day in history.
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 Soyuz 26 returns to Earth on this day in history.
1978 On March - 16 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