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 This day in History - March 16
355 Historic Events for March 16
1927

Daniel Patrick Moynihan, US ambassador to UN/(Sen-D-NY, 1977- )

Birth
1927

Olga San Juan, NYC, actress (Variety Girl, 1 Touch of Venus)

Birth
1928

Christa Ludwig, Berlin Germany, soprano (Vienna State Opera)

Birth
1928

Ramon Barce, composer

Birth
1929

Edwin London, composer

Birth
1929

WHP-AM in Harrisburg PA begins radio transmissions

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1930

Minoru Miky, composer

Birth
1930

Miguel Primo de Riveray Orbaneja, Sp dictator (1923-30), dies at 60

Death
1930

USS Constitution (Old Ironsides) floated out to become a natl shrine

Event
1931

Genootschap Onze Taal (Our Language) organizes (Neth)

Event
1931

Betty Johnson, Guilford County NC, singer (Jack Paar Show, I Dreamed)

Birth
1931

Don Richard Carpenter, novelist

Birth
1932

Ronnie Walter Cunningham, Creston Iowa, Col USMC/astronaut (Apollo 7)

Birth
1933

Hitler names Hjalmar Shaft, president of Bank of Germany

Event
1933

Alfred Her, Hungarian mathematician, dies at 47

Death
1933

Ruth Bader Ginsberg, justice (US Supreme Court)

Birth
1934

Congress passes Migratory Bird Conservation Act

Event
1935

Hitler orders German rearmament, violating Versailles Treaty

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1935

John J R Macleod, Scot/Canadian physiologist (Nobel 1923), dies at 58

Death
1936

Thelma Hopkins, England, high jumper (Oly-silver-1956)

Birth
1937

J Austen Chamberlain, English Min of For affairs (Nobel), dies at 73

Death
1937

All but one senior fouls out of a scrimmage game between seniors and sophomores, but he holds on to win the game 35-32

Event
1937

Constanca Capdeville, composer

Birth
1937

David Del Tredici, Cloverdale California, composer (1980 Pulitzer)

Birth
1938

No‰l Coward's musical "Operette," premieres in London

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