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 This day in History - March 16
355 Historic Events for March 16
1966

Man From Uncle star David McCallum receives huge welcome in London

Event
1966

Gemini 8 launched with Armstrong and Scott, aborted after 6.5 orbits

Event
1967

Pirate Radio Station 333 (Radio Britain) ship breaks down

Event
1967

Dan Owens, NFL defensive tackle (Atlanta Falcons, Detroit Lions)

Birth
1967

John Mangum, NFL safety (Chic Bears)

Birth
1967

James Friskin, composer, dies at 80

Death
1968

My Lai massacre occurs (Vietnam War); 450 die

Event
1968

Robert F Kennedy announces presidential campaign

Event
1968

Jason van Blerk, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)

Birth
1968

Bengt Gunnar Ekel”f, Swedish poet (Nun Serviam), dies at 60

Death
1968

June Collyer, actress (June-Stu Erwin Show), dies at 60

Death
1968

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, composer, dies at 72

Death
1969

Steve Israel, NFL cornerback (SF 49ers, New England Patriots)

Birth
1969

Ottis Gibson, cricketer (Barbados fast bowler, WI 1995)

Birth
1969

Pat Harlow, NFL tackle (NE Patriots, Oakland Raiders)

Birth
1969

"1776" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 1217 performances

Event
1969

Boston Bruins scores a NHL record 8 goals in 1 period

Event
1969

Peter Stone and Sherman Edward's "1776," premieres in NYC

Event
1969

Viasa DC-9 crashes at Maracaibo's Grano de Oro airport, killing 155

Event
1970

Tammi Terrell, singer (You're All I Need), dies of brain tumor at 24

Death
1970

Arthur Adamov, Russian/French playwright, dies at 61

Death
1970

WNIN TV channel 9 in Evansville, IN (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1970

New English Bible published

Event
1970

Tammi Terrell, rocker (Ain't No Mountain High Enough)

Birth
1970

Kelli James, Medford NJ, field hockey forward (Olympics-96)

Birth