On This Day

What Happened on March 23, 2016

Historical Events

Historic Event

GPR investigation of Shakespeare's tomb at Holy Trinity Church in Stratford concludes the Bard's skull probably has been stolen

Famous Deaths

  • Gegham Grigorian, Armenian operatic tenor, and artistic director (Yerevan Opera, 2000-07), dies at 65
  • Joe Garagiola, American MLB catcher (4 teams, 1946-54), sportscaster, and TV host (Today Show), dies at 90
  • Ken Howard, American actor (The White Shadow), dies at 71
  • Peter Moores, British businessman and director (Littlewoods), dies at 83
2016 Highlights

About March 23, 2016

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Aries