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Historical Events Happened In March - 16

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1964  On March - 16 paul Hornung &Alex Karras reinstated in NFL after 1 year suspension  

1964  Nicholas Joy, actor (Boss Lady), dies at 80 on this day in history.  

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  "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 this day in history.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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  Viasa DC-9 crashes at Maracaibo's Grano de Oro airport, killing 155 on this day in history.  

1970  On March - 16 new English Bible published  

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  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 March - 16 bebe Daniels, actress (Silver Dollar, My Past), dies at 70  

1971  13th Grammy Awards: Bridge over Troubled Water, Carpenters win on March - 16.  

1972  On March - 16 john &Yoko are served with deportation papers  

1972  On this day in history 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 this day in history uS Mariner 10 makes 3rd &final fly-by of Mercury  

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

1978  Soyuz 26 returns to Earth on March - 16.  

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

1978  On March - 16 uS Senate accepts Panamá Canal treaty  

1978  Aldo Moro, 5 times PM of Italy, assassinated by terrorists on March - 16.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1338  On this day in history birth of thomas de Beauchamp, 12th Earl of Warwick (d. 1401)  

1445  Johann Geiler von Kaisersberg, Swiss-born preacher (d. 1510) was born on this day in history.  

1473  On March - 16 birth of henry IV the Pious, Duke of Saxony (d. 1541)  

1581  Pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, Dutch historian and writer (d. 1647) was born on March - 16.  

1585  On March - 16 birth of gerbrant A Bredero, Holland, poet/playwright (Klucht van de Koe)  

1609  On March - 16 birth of michael Franck, composer  

1631  RenĂ© Le Bossu, French critic (d. 1680) was born on March - 16.  

1634  Contessa Marie Madeleine La Fayette, novelist was born on March - 16.  

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  Death of Robert I, Archbishop of Rouen on March - 16.  

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  Death of John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset (b. 1373) on this day in history.  

1485  Death of Anne Neville, queen of Richard III of England (b. 1456) on this day in history.  

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

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