Historical Events on March 16, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Clarence Campbell suspends Montreal Canadiens superstar Maurice "Rocket" Richard for the remainder of the 1955 season

Ice Hockey Player Maurice Richard
Ice Hockey Player
Maurice Richard
3rd President of the NHL Clarence Campbell
3rd President of the NHL
Clarence Campbell
  • 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