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Historical Events Happened In March - 16

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1964  On this day in history paul Hornung &Alex Karras reinstated in NFL after 1 year suspension  

1964  On this day in history nicholas Joy, actor (Boss Lady), dies at 80  

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 March - 16 "Man From Uncle" star David McCallum receives huge welcome in London  

1966  On March - 16 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 March - 16.  

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  James Friskin, composer, dies at 80 on March - 16.  

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  My Lai massacre occurs (Vietnam War); 450 die on March - 16.  

1968  Robert F Kennedy announces Presidential campaign on March - 16.  

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 March - 16.  

1970  On this day in history new English Bible published  

1970  On this day in history arthur Adamov, Russian/French playwright, dies at 61  

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 this day in history bebe Daniels, actress (Silver Dollar, My Past), dies at 70  

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

1972  John &Yoko are served with deportation papers on March - 16.  

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

1973  On March - 16 carl Benton Reid, actor (Trap, Underwater City), dies at 79  

1974  The first performance at new Grand Ole Opry House at Opryland in Nashville on March - 16.  

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  On this day in history uS President Carter pleads for Palestinian homeland  

1978  Amoco Cadiz tanker spills 68.7 million gallons of oil off French coast on this day in history.  

1978  Red Brigade kidnaps former premier Aldo Moro in Italy, 5 killed on this day in history.  

1978  On this day in history soyuz 26 returns to Earth  

1978  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.  

1978  US Senate accepts Panamá Canal treaty on March - 16.  

1978  On this day in history 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  On March - 16 birth of henry IV the Pious, Duke of Saxony (d. 1541)  

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

1585  Gerbrant A Bredero, Holland, poet/playwright (Klucht van de Koe) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1634  On March - 16 birth of contessa Marie Madeleine La Fayette, novelist  

Famous Deaths In March - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0455  Death of Valentinian III, Roman Emperor (b. 419) on March - 16.  

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 this day in history.  

1072  Adalbert, archbishop of Bremen-Hamburg, dies on this day in history.  

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  Death of Anne Neville, queen of Richard III of England (b. 1456) on March - 16.  

1536  Death of Ibrahim Pasha, grand-visier of Osmaanse Rich, murdered at about 45 on March - 16.  

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