On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1948

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Billie Holiday is released from prison early due to good behavior

Jazz Musician Billie Holiday
Jazz Musician
Billie Holiday

Famous Birthdays

  • Margaret [Edith] Weis, American sci-fi author (Dragons of Spring Dawning)
  • Michael Owen Bruce, American rock musician (Alice Cooper), born in Kansas
1948 Highlights

About March 16, 1948

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 73 years and 1 month
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Pisces