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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  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  On this day in history "Man From Uncle" star David McCallum receives huge welcome in London  

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 this day in history.  

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  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  On March - 16 my Lai massacre occurs (Vietnam War); 450 die  

1968  On March - 16 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  New English Bible published on March - 16.  

1970  On March - 16 arthur Adamov, Russian/French playwright, dies at 61  

1971  13th Grammy Awards Bridge over Troubled Water, Carpenters win on this day in history.  

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  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  John &Yoko are served with deportation papers on March - 16.  

1972  Harold "Pie" Traynor, hall of fame 3rd baseman (Pirates), dies at 72 on March - 16.  

1973  On this day in history carl Benton Reid, actor (Trap, Underwater City), dies at 79  

1974  On March - 16 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 March - 16.  

1976  British premier Harold Wilson resigns on this day in history.  

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 March - 16.  

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  

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Famous Birthdays In March - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1338  Thomas de Beauchamp, 12th Earl of Warwick (d. 1401) was born on March - 16.  

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

1473  Henry IV the Pious, Duke of Saxony (d. 1541) was born on this day in history.  

1581  On March - 16 birth of pieter Corneliszoon Hooft, Dutch historian and writer (d. 1647)  

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

1609  Michael Franck, composer was born on March - 16.  

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

1634  Contessa Marie Madeleine La Fayette, novelist was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In March - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0455  Death of Valentinian III, Roman Emperor (b. 419) on this day in history.  

1021  On March - 16 death of heribert of Cologne, Archbishop of Cologne and Chancellor of Emperor Otto III  

1037  On March - 16 death of robert I, Archbishop of Rouen  

1072  Adalbert, archbishop of Bremen-Hamburg, dies on March - 16.  

1322  Death of Humphrey de Bohun, 4th Earl of Hereford, English soldier (b. 1276) on this day in history.  

1410  On March - 16 death of john Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset (b. 1373)  

1485  On this day in history death of anne Neville, queen of Richard III of England (b. 1456)  

1536  Death of Ibrahim Pasha, grand-visier of Osmaanse Rich, murdered at about 45 on this day in history.  


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