Historical Events For March - 16
Tuesday, 28 March 2017
1964 Paul Hornung &Alex Karras reinstated in NFL after 1 year suspension on March - 16.
1964 On March - 16 nicholas Joy, actor (Boss Lady), dies at 80
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 "Man From Uncle" star David McCallum receives huge welcome in London on this day in history.
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 Quebec raises provincial sales taxes from 6% to 8%; new program to supplement family allowance; highest sales tax in Canada on March - 16.
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 My Lai massacre occurs (Vietnam War); 450 die on this day in history.
1968 On this day in history robert F Kennedy announces Presidential campaign
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 this day in history.
1970 New English Bible published on March - 16.
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 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 Bebe Daniels, actress (Silver Dollar, My Past), dies at 70 on this day in history.
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 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 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 British premier Harold Wilson resigns on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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