Historical Events For March - 16
Sunday, 23 July 2017
1964 Paul Hornung &Alex Karras reinstated in NFL after 1 year suspension on March - 16.
1964 Nicholas Joy, actor (Boss Lady), dies at 80 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history "Man From Uncle" star David McCallum receives huge welcome in London
1966 On this day in history gemini 8 launched with Armstrong &Scott, aborted after 6.5 orbits
1966 On this day in 1966 General Motors produced its 100,000,000th car, an Oldsmobile Toronado on this day in history.
1967 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1967 On this day in history 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 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 June Collyer, actress (June-Stu Erwin Show), dies at 60 on March - 16.
1969 On March - 16 viasa DC-9 crashes at Maracaibo's Grano de Oro airport, killing 155
1970 New English Bible published on March - 16.
1970 Arthur Adamov, Russian/French playwright, dies at 61 on March - 16.
1971 13th Grammy Awards Bridge over Troubled Water, Carpenters win on March - 16.
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 Bebe Daniels, actress (Silver Dollar, My Past), dies at 70 on March - 16.
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 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 this day in history.
1974 The first performance at new Grand Ole Opry House at Opryland in Nashville on this day in history.
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 this day in history red Brigade kidnaps former premier Aldo Moro in Italy, 5 killed
1978 Soyuz 26 returns to Earth on this day in history.
1978 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
1978 On this day in history uS Senate accepts Panamá Canal treaty
1978 Aldo Moro, 5 times PM of Italy, assassinated by terrorists on this day in history.