16 March in History : Major Events

16 March - Today in History - Let see what happened on this day in India and World

In India and world history March 16 has a special significance, because on this day there have been many such incidents which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let us know that some of the most important events that will increase your general knowledge. The collected facts will be such as: the people born on this day, the passing of the famous persons, the war pact, the freedom of any country, the invention of new technologies, the change of power, the important national and international day etc

List of historical events of 16 March:

YearEvent/Incidence/Incident
1995Bhupinder Singh created record in world cup history. As he was accompanied by P Dharmani and both of them scored 461 run for the 7th wicket.
1996Nike Tysan again won the world championship as he defeated Frank Bruno. The match was only continued up to 2nd round.
1997New Jersey Devil’s Dave Andreychuk became the 26 player to score 500 goals in NHL. He created world history. He after that became a great legend of NHL.
1997Stuart Appleby wins Honda Golf Classic.
2010Red blood is spilled at the gate of govt. it was done by Thai red shirts who did it on the third day of the protest.
2011U.S Secretary of state Hillary Clinton gave a terrible statement. That she will retire if President Obama will be re-elected. She said that she won’t serve a 2nd term.
2012Nicolae Timofti is named as the new president of Moldova. There was no elected head in the country for three years.
2013Pope Francis delivered his first message at the Vatican City in Italy. He told that he wants a poor church for poor.
2014Crimean Voters supported seceding from Uharaine. They are also joining Russia in a referendum deemed illegal by E.U. and supported by US.
2014Approximately 40 miles northwest of Iquique, Chili is heat by an earthquake. It measures 6.7 on the Richter scale.

List of famous people who born on 16 March:

YearName/Profession/Country
1954Tim O'Brien / Writer / United States of America
1980Felipe Reyes / Basketball Player / Spain
1892César Vallejo / Poet / Peru
1983Tramon Williams / Footballer / United States of America
1941Chuck Woolery / Television Personality / United States of America
1954Jimmy Nail / Writer / United Kingdom
1986Boaz Solossa / Footballer / Indonesia
1960Jenny Eclair / Actress / United Kingdom
1585Gerbrand Bredero / Poet / Netherlands
1935Teresa Berganza / Actress / Spain
1960John Hemming / Politician / United Kingdom
1936Raymond Vahan Damadian / Inventor / United States of America
1942James Soong / Politician / Taiwan
1944Andrew S. Tanenbaum / Scientist / United States of America
1934Roger Norrington / Violinist / United Kingdom
1920Leo McKern / Actor / United Kingdom
1915Kunihiko Kodaira / Mathematician / Japan
1774Matthew Flinders / Navigator / United Kingdom
1917Louis C. Wyman / Politician / United States of America
1887Emilio Lunghi / Runner / Italy
1939Carlos Bilardo / Footballer / Argentina
1995Inga Janulevičiūtė / Figure Skater / Lithuania
1967John Darnielle / Novelist / United States of America
1982Riley Cote / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1869Willy Burmester / Violinist / Germany
1984Hosea Gear / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1975Luciano Castro / Actor / Argentina
1871Frantz Reichel / Rugby Player / France
1964Patty Griffin / Writer / United States of America
1988Jessica Gregg / Speed Skater / Canada

List of famous Indian people who born on 16 March:

YearName/Profession/Country
1947Pratima Puri / Journalist / India
1905H. V. R. Iyengar / Civil Servant / India
1910Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi / Politician / India
1901Prahlad Balacharya Gajendragadka / Lawyer / India

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