On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1930

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • USS Constitution (Old Ironsides) floated out to become a national shrine

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Perry, Canadian NHL coach (LA Kings 1982-84), born in Edmonton, Alberta (d. 2019)
  • Minoru Miky, Japanese composer for traditional Japanese instruments, born in Tokushima (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • Miguel Primo de Riveray Orbaneja, Sp dictator (1923-30), dies at 60