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Important Events Of March 16



1997    Donna Andrews wins LPGA Welch's/Circle K Championship
1997    New Jersey Devils' Dave Andreychuk is 26th NHL to score 500 goals
1997    Stuart Appleby wins Honda Golf Classic
1997    Toshiba Senior Golf Classic
1996    Mike Tyson KOs Frank Bruno in 2nd round
1995    Dow-Jones hits record 4069.15
1995    Manhattan upsets 4th seeded Oklahoma 77-67
1995    Mississippi House of Representatives formally abolishes slavery and ratifies 13th Amendment
1995    World best 7th wkt stand 461 by Bhupinder Singh, Jr. and P Dharmani
1994    Moravcik forms Slovakia government
1992    Matt Keough, in the dugout, is hit flush in the head by a batted ball
1991    7 of Reba McEntire band members are killed in a plane crash
1991    Members of Irish Gay and Lesbian Organization march in New York City parade
1991    New Jersey Net coach Bill Fitch is 4th coach to win 800 NBA games
1991    New York Lotto pays $33.3 million to one winner, with the numbers 18-21-32-33-35-38
1991    Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Champ in Munich won by Kristi Yamaguchi
1988    Federal grand jury indicts North and Poindexter in Iran-Contra affair
1988    North-Ireland Protestant fires on Catholic funeral, 3 killed
1988    U.S. sends 3000 soldiers to Nicaragua's neighbor Honduras
1986    Chris Johnson wins LPGA GNA/Glendale Federal Golf Classic
1985    Associated Press correspondent Terry Anderson taken hostage in Beirut
1985    Denny McLain, pitcher; convicted of racketeering, sentenced to 25 yrs
1984    Gunmen kidnap William Buckley, CIA station chief in Beirut
1984    South Africa and Mozambique sign non attack treaty
1983    Smallest crowd at Cleveland Coliseum (Cavs vs Nets-1,814)
1980    Joanne Carner wins LPGA Honda Civic Golf Classic
1979    CBS-TV airs "Wings Over the World" with Paul McCartney
1978    Amoco Cadiz spills 223,000 tons of crude oil off French coast
1978    Red Brigade kidnaps former premier Aldo Moro in Italy, 5 killed
1978    Soyuz 26 returns to Earth
1978    U.S. Senate accepts Panama Canal treaty
1978    U.S. performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1977    U.S. president Carter pleads for Palestinian homeland
1976    British premier Harold Wilson resigns
1975    "Lieutenant" closes at Lyceum Theater New York City after 9 performances
1975    U.S. Mariner 10 makes 3rd and final fly-by of Mercury
1974    1st performance at new Grand Ole Opry House at Opryland in Nashville
1972    John and Yoko are served with deportation papers
1971    13th Grammy Awards: Bridge over Troubled Water, Carpenters win
1971    KDCD TV channel 18 in Midland, Texas (IND) suspends broadcasting
1970    New English Bible published
1970    WNIN TV channel 9 in Evansville, IN (PBS) begins broadcasting
1969    "1776" opens at 46th St. Theater New York City for 1217 performances
1969    Boston Bruins scores a NHL record 8 goals in 1 period
1969    Peter Stone and Sherman Edward's "1776," premieres in New York City
1969    Viasa DC-9 crashes at Maracaibo's Grano de Oro airport, killing 155
1968    My Lai massacre occurs (Vietnam War); 450 die
1968    Robert F. Kennedy announces presidential campaign
1966    Gemini 8 launched with Armstrong and Scott, aborted after 6.5 orbits
1966    Man From Uncle star David McCallum receives huge welcome in London
1964    KCOY TV channel 12 in Santa Maria, California (CBS) begins broadcasting
1964    Paul Hornung and Alex Karras reinstated in NFL after 1 year suspension
1962    1st launching of Titan 2-rocket
1962    U.S. Super-Constellation disappears above Pacific Ocean, kills 167
1959    Iraq and U.S.S.R. sign economic/technical treaty
1958    Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1957    9th Emmy Awards: Phil Silvers Show, Robert Young and Loretta Young
1957    Patty Berg wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1957    Toronto Maple Leafs tie NHL record 37 points beating New York Rangers 14-1
1956    U.S. Ladies Figure Skating championship won by Tenley Albright
1956    U.S. Mens Figure Skating championship won by Hayes A Jenkins
1955    Josephine Kroesen appointed as 1st Dutch female judge
1955    President Eisenhower upheld the use of atomic weapons in case of war
1953    AL rejects Bill Veeck's request to move St. Louis Browns to Baltimore
1952    1870 mm rain in Cilaos, Reunion (world record)
1952    Babe Didrikson Zaharias wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship
1950    1st annual National Book Awards
1949    KFMB TV channel 8 in San Diego, California (CBS) begins broadcasting
1947    Convair Liner, 1st U.S. twin-engine pressurized airplane, tested
1946    "Would-Be Gentleman" closes at Booth Theater New York City after 77 performances
1945    Allies secure Iwo Jima
1944    Vichy Internal minister Pucheu sentenced to death
1943    Elin K (No) and Zaanland (Netherlands) torpedoed and sinks
1941    Blizzard hits North Dakota and Minnesota killing 60
1941    Dmitri Shostakovich receives the Stalin Prize
1941    National Gallery of Art opens in Washington D.C.
1940    German air raid on British fleet base Scapa Flow
1939    Germany occupies Czechoslovakia
1939    Hungary annexes republic of Karpato-Ukraine
1939    NHL record 10 goals in 1 period-New York Rangers (7), New York Americans (3) and a record 26 points in the 3rd period
1938    Noel Coward's musical "Operette," premieres in London
1938    Temple defeats Colorado to win 1st NIT
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
1935    Hitler orders German rearmament, violating Versailles Treaty
1934    Congress passes Migratory Bird Conservation Act
1933    Hitler names Hjalmar Shaft, president of Bank of Germany
1931    Genootschap Onze Taal (Our Language) organizes (Netherlands)
1930    USS Constitution (Old Ironsides) floated out to become a national shrine
1929    WHP-AM in Harrisburg Pennsylvania begins radio transmissions
1926    Robert Goddard launches 1st liquid fuel rocket, goes 184' (56 meters)
1923    Hugo von Hofmannsthal's "Der Unbestechliche," premieres in Vienna
1922    Sultan Fuad I crowned king of Egypt, England recognizes Egypt
1922    WKY-AM in Oklahoma City OK begins radio transmissions
1920    1 Acre Park also known as Baby Park in the Bronx renamed Melrose Park
1919    Frank Wedekind's "Elius Erweckung," premieres in Hamburg
1918    Geoffrey O'Hara's "K-K-K-Katy" song published
1916    James Barries' "Kiss for Cinderella," premieres in London
1916    U.S. and Canada sign migratory bird treaty
1915    British battle cruisers Inflexible and Irresistible hit mines in Dardanelle
1915    Federal Trade Commission organizes
1912    Mrs. William Howard Taft plants 1st cherry tree in Washington D.C.
1911    Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Port Arthur (Ont) 13-4
1910    Barney Oldfield sets land speed record of 131.7 mph at Daytona
1907    1st 1st-class cricket game between NSW and Western Australia
1900    Sir Arthur Evans finds old city of Knossus
1897    Start of Sherlock Holmes "The Adventure of The Devil's Foot"
1896    Premiere of Mahler's "Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen"
1894    Jules Massenet's opera "Thais," premieres in Paris
1882    U.S. Senate ratifies treaty establishing the Red Cross
1881    Barnum and Bailey Circus debuts
1877    Charles Bannerman completes 1st Test cricket century, 165 vs. Eng
1876    Nelly Saunders and Rose Harland fight 1st female boxing match (NY)
1872    1st FA Cup Final: Wanderers-Royal Engineers 1-0 in Bolton
1871    1st fertilizer law enacted
1869    Hiram R. Revels makes 1st official speech by a black in the Senate
1865    Battle of Averasboro North Carolina (1,500 casualities)
1862    Battle at Pound Gap Kentucky: Confederates separate battles
1861    Arizona Territory votes to leave the Union
1861    Confederate government appoints commissioners to Britain
1850    Nathaniel Hawthorne's "Scarlet Letter" published
1836    Texas approves a constitution
1834    HMS Beagle anchors at Berkeley Sound, Falkland Islands
1833    Susan Hayhurst becomes 1st U.S. woman grad of a pharmacy college
1830    London's re-organised police force (Scotland Yard)
1830    New York Stock Exchange slowest day ever (31 shares traded)
1829    Ohio authorizes high school night classes
1827    1st U.S. black newspaper, "Freedom's Journal" (New York City), begins publishing
1822    Composer Gioacchino Rossini marries Spanish soprano
1815    Willem I proclaimed king of the Netherlands, including Belgium
1802    U.S. Academy at West Point founded
1802    Law signed to establish U.S. Miltary Academy (West Point, New York)
1802    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers established (2nd time)
1792    Murder attempt on King Gustavus III by count Ankarstrom at opera
1731    Treaty of Vienna: Emperor Charles VI of England and Netherlands
1730    Willem Charles Henry Friso installed as viceroy of Drenthe
1690    French king Louis XIV sends troops to Ireland
1660    English Long Parliament disbands
1641    General court declares RI a democracy and adopts new constitution
1621    Native American chief visits colony of Plymouth Mass