What Happened on March 16, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Josephine Kroesen appointed as 1st Dutch female judge

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Eisenhower upheld the use of atomic weapons in case of war

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Famous Birthdays

  • Bruno Barreto, Brazilian film director
  • Isabelle Huppert, actress (Cactus, Heaven's Gate), born in Paris, France
  • Jiro Watanabe, Japanese boxer

Famous Deaths

  • Mayhew Lake, composer, dies at 75
  • Nicolas de StaĆ«l, French-Russian painter (b. 1914)