Historical Events Happened In March - 16
Saturday, 01 August 2015
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.