What Happened on March 17, 2016

Historical Events

  • Archaeologists announce the discovery of an 2,500 year old iron age warrior king burial ground, with 75 graves in Pocklington, Northern England

Historic Event

Brazilian federal judge blocks swearing-in of Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as Chief of Staff to President Dilma Rousseff, as part of "Car Wash" controversy

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Daniels, British magician (The Paul Daniels Magic Show), dies at 77
2016 Highlights

About March 17, 2016

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 10 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: St. Patrick's Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Work - Rihanna Featuring Drake
  • UK #1 Song: I Took A Pill In Ibiza - Mike Posner