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 This day in History - March 16
355 Historic Events for March 16
1957

9th Emmy Awards: Phil Silvers Show, Robert Young and Loretta Young

Event
1957

Patty Berg wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship

Event
1957

Toronto Maple Leafs tie NHL record 37 points beating NY Rangers 14-1

Event
1957

Pearl Moore, WBL guard (NY Stars)

Birth
1957

Mosa Pijade, Yugoslavian MP (communist), dies at 67

Death
1958

Leon J Cadore, pitched the 26 inning game, dies at 65

Death
1958

Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship

Event
1959

Michael J Bloomfield, Flint Mich, Major USAF/astronaut (STS 86)

Birth
1959

Stan Thorn, Kenosha Wisc, singer (Shenandoah-Sunday in the South)

Birth
1959

John Sailling, last documented Civil War vet, dies at 111

Death
1959

Iraq and USSR sign economic/technical treaty

Event
1961

Mel Gray, NFL wide receiver/kick returner (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)

Birth
1962

1st launching of Titan 2-rocket

Event
1962

US Super-Constellation disappears above Pacific Ocean, kills 167

Event
1962

Marcel Brands, soccer player (RKC)

Birth
1962

John Owen Jones, composer, dies at 85

Death
1963

Phung Vuong, Saigon Vietnam, murderer (FBI Most Wanted List)

Birth
1964

Paul Hornung and Alex Karras reinstated in NFL after 1 year suspension

Event
1964

Nicholas Joy, actor (Boss Lady), dies at 80

Death
1964

KCOY TV channel 12 in Santa Maria, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1965

Cindy Brown, US, basketball player (Olympic-gold-1988)

Birth
1966

Catarina Pollini, WNBA forward (Houston Comets)

Birth
1966

Brad Bergen, PA Sask, hockey defenseman (Team Germany 1998)

Birth
1966

Rodney Peete, NFL quarterback (Phila Eagles)

Birth
1966

David Nascimento, soccer player (Roda JC/FC Utrecht)

Birth