On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 2016

Historical Events

  • US college student Otto Warmbier is sentenced to 15 years hard labour for trying to steal a political poster, in Pyongyang, North Korea

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Barack Obama nominates Merrick Garland as Supreme Court Justice

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Sinatra, Jr. , American singer and bandleaderr, dies at 72
2016 Highlights

About March 16, 2016

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces