What Happened on March 16, 1926

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Robert Goddard launches 1st liquid fuel rocket, goes 184' (56 meters)

Rocket Pioneer Robert H. Goddard
Rocket Pioneer
Robert H. Goddard

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Goodell, American politician (d. 1987)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jerry Lewis [Joseph Levitch], American comedian and host of the annual Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon, born in Newark, New Jersey

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis

Famous Deaths

  • Sergeant Stubby, decorated World War I dog