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 This day in History - March 16
355 Historic Events for March 16
1900

Sir Arthur Evans finds old city of Knossus

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1901

Walter E Sch„fer, German playwright

Birth
1902

Lucie Rie, potter

Birth
1903

Nikolai Lopatnikoff, Revel Estonia, composer (Variaioni Concertanto)

Birth
1903

Mike Mansfield, (Sen-D-Mont) majority whip

Birth
1903

Morgan Conway, actor (Dick Tracy)

Birth
1904

Clive Morton, London England, actor (Goodbye Mr Chips, Moonraker)

Birth
1906

Francisco Ayala, writer

Birth
1906

Henny Youngman, London England, comedian (Take my wife please)

Birth
1907

1st 1st-class cricket game between NSW and Western Australia

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1908

Robert Rossen director/writer (Hustler, All the King's Men, Mambo)

Birth
1909

George Thorndike Angell, lawyer (ASPCA), dies at 85

Death
1910

Aladar Gerevich, Hungary, sabres (Olympic-gold-1948)

Birth
1910

Barney Oldfield sets land speed record of 131.7 mph at Daytona

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1910

Eduard FW Pflger, German physiologist, dies at 80

Death
1910

Norman Wooland, Dusseldorf Germany, actor (Hamlet)

Birth
1910

Martijn Lijnema, boer/resistance fighter (WW II)

Birth
1910

Iftikhar Ali Khan, cricketer (Nawab of Pataudi, England and India)

Birth
1910

Andrew Miller-Jones, British TV pioneer

Birth
1911

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Port Arthur (Ont) 13-4

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1912

Mrs William Howard Taft plants 1st cherry tree in Wash DC

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1912

Patricia Nixon, [Thelma Catherine], Ely Nevada, 1st lady (1968-74)

Birth
1914

John Murray, piloted HMS Challenger to Christmas Island, dies

Death
1914

Gaston Calmette, editor (Le Figaro), killed by Mme Caillaux at 55

Death
1915

Brit battle cruisers Inflexible and Irresistible hit mines in Dardanelle

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