On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 2005

Historical Events

  • Israel officially hands over Jericho to Palestinian control.

Famous Deaths

  • Allan Hendrickse, South African politician (b. 1927)
  • Anthony George, American actor (Untouchables, Checkmate), dies of emphysema at 83
  • Dick Radatz, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1963, 64; AL saves leader 1962, 64; Boston Red Sox), dies after falling down a flight of stairs at 67
  • Ralph Erskine, British architect (Byker Wall) (b. 1914)
  • Todd Bell, American football player (b. 1958)
  • William Lehman, American politician, dies at 91
2005 Highlights

About March 16, 2005

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 16 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces