Historical Events In March - 16
Tuesday, 26 September 2023
1909 George Thorndike Angell, lawyer (ASPCA), dies at 85 on this day in history.
1910 On March - 16 barney Oldfield uses a Benz to break the existing records at Daytona Beach Road Course (131.25mph)
1910 Aladar Gerevich, Hungary, sabres (Olympic-gold-1948) on this day in history.
1911 Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Port Arthur (Ont) 13-4 on this day in history.
1912 On March - 16 mrs William Howard Taft plants first cherry tree in Washington DC
1912 On March - 16 mrs William Howard Taft plants 1st cherry tree in Wash DC
1912 Patricia Nixon, [Thelma Catherine], Ely Nevada, 1st lady (1968-74) on March - 16.
1914 Gaston Calmette, editor (Le Figaro), killed by Mme Caillaux at 55 on this day in history.
1915 On March - 16 british battle cruisers Inflexible &Irresistible hit mines in Dardanelle
1915 On this day in history federal Trade Commission organizes
1915 On March - 16 the Second Canadian Division begins to arrive in England for service in World War I.
1915 Brit battle cruisers Inflexible & Irresistible hit mines in Dardanelle on March - 16.
1916 Canada signs Migratory Bird Treaty with the US on this day in history.
1916 US &Canada sign Migratory bird treaty on this day in history.
1916 On March - 16 james Barries' "Kiss for Cinderella," premieres in London
1916 Lloyd McBride, union president (United Steelworkers) on March - 16.
1918 Geoffrey O'Hara's "K-K-K-Katy" song published on March - 16.
1918 Aldo E van Eyck, Dutch architect (City Hall) on March - 16.
1919 Frank Wedekind's "Elius Erweckung," premieres in Hamburg on this day in history.
1919 Erno Kiraly, composer on March - 16.
1919 On this day in history sigurd von Koch, composer, dies at 39
1920 1 Acre Park also known as Baby Park in the Bronx renamed Melrose Park on March - 16.
1920 On March - 16 john Addison, Surrey England, composer (Tom Jones-Acad Award)
1922 Sultan Fuad I crowned king of Egypt, England recognizes Egypt on March - 16.
1922 On this day in history wKY-AM in Oklahoma City OK begins radio transmissions
1922 Geoffrey Freeman Allen, railway writer on March - 16.
1923 Hugo von Hofmannsthal's "Der Unbestechliche," premieres in Vienna on March - 16.
1923 George Bean, cricketer (92 runs in 3 Tests for Eng v Aust) on March - 16.
1924 The free port of Fiume is formally annexed by Mussolini's fascist regime on this day in history.
1925 Yunnan, China a 7.1 earthquake caused5,000 deaths. Talifu almost completely destroyed on March - 16.
1925 On March - 16 cornell Borchers, Germany, actress (Big Lift, Floodtide, Istanbul)
1926 On March - 16 robert Goddard launches first liquid fuel rocket, goes 184' (56 meter)
1926 On March - 16 robert Goddard launches the first oil and liquid oxygen powered rocket
1926 The birth of Jerry Lewis, American comedian on March - 16.