On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 2005

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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 player (b. 1937)
  • Ralph Erskine, British architect (Byker Wall) (b. 1914)
  • Todd Bell, American football player (b. 1958)
  • William Lehman, American politician, dies at 91