What Happened on March 16, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • General Motors produces its 100 millionth automobile, the Oldsmobile Toronado.
  • My Lai massacre occurs (Vietnam War); 450 die

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Robert F. Kennedy announces presidential campaign

US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy
US Attorney General
Robert F. Kennedy

Famous Birthdays

  • Ananya Khare, Indian actress and teacher
  • Jason van Blerk, soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles)

Famous Deaths

  • June Collyer, actress (June-Stu Erwin Show), dies at 60
  • Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, composer, dies at 72