Historical Events In March - 16
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1873 Hippoliet Daeye, Flemish painter (Sereniteit) on March - 16.
1876 On March - 16 nelly Saunders &Rose Harland fight first female boxing match (New York)
1876 Nelly Saunders & Rose Harland fight 1st female boxing match (NY) on March - 16.
1876 On this day in history charles Halton, Wash DC, actor (Dr Cyclops, Tugboat Annie Sails Again)
1877 On March - 16 charles Bannerman completes first Test cricket century, 165 vs England
1877 Charles Bannerman completes 1st Test cricket century, 165 v Eng on this day in history.
1878 On this day in history clemens A Graaf von Galen, cardinal/bishop of Munster/anti-nazi
1878 On March - 16 william Banting, English undertaker, dies
1881 On this day in history barnum & Bailey Circus debuts
1881 On this day in history modest P Mussorgsky, Russian composer (Boris Godunov), dies at 42
1882 US Senate ratifies treaty establishing the Red Cross on this day in history.
1884 Harrison Ford, Kansas City, Missouri, silent screen actor (Rubber Tires, Vanity Fair, Love In High Gear) on March - 16.
1885 Giacomo Benvenuti, composer on this day in history.
1887 Emanuel Kania, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1892 Caesar Vallejo, Peruvian/French poet (Los Heraldos Negros) on this day in history.
1893 Isobel Elsom, actress (My Fair Lady, Love From a Stranger) on March - 16.
1894 Jules Massenet's opera "ThaÃ¯s," premieres in Paris on March - 16.
1896 On March - 16 premiere of Mahler's "Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen"
1896 Conrad Nagel, Keokuk Iowa, actor (Celebrity Time) on this day in history.
1897 On March - 16 start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of The Devil's Foot" (BG)
1898 Aubrey (Vincent) Beardsley, English illustrator (Salome), dies at 23 on this day in history.
1900 Discovery of the ancient city of Knossos on the island of Crete on this day in history.
1900 On this day in history samuel Benfield Steele 1849-1919 commanding Lord Strathcona's Horse, embarks troops for South Africa; the regiment consists of 537 mounted troops recruited in Manitoba, BC and the NWT
1900 On March - 16 sir Arthur Evans finds old city of Knossus
1900 On this day in history aL meets in Chicago, Ban Johnson announces that an AL team will be in
1902 On March - 16 lucie Rie, potter
1903 Mike Mansfield, (Sen-D-Mont) majority whip on this day in history.
1903 Roy Bean, American jurist on this day in history.
1904 Clive Morton, London England, actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Moonraker) on March - 16.
1906 Kagi, Formosa a 7.1 earthquake caused 1,300 deaths. One of the world's deadliest earthquakes on March - 16.
1906 On March - 16 francisco Ayala, writer
1907 On March - 16 first first-class cricket game between New South Wales &Western Australia
1907 1st 1st-class cricket game between NSW & Western Australia on this day in history.
1908 Robert Rossen director/writer (Hustler, All the King's Men, Mambo) on March - 16.