March 16, 1941 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Blizzard hits North Dakota & Minnesota killing 60
  • Dmitri Shostakovitch receives the Stalin Prize
  • National Gallery of Art opens in Washington, D.C.

Birthdays in History

  • Robert Guéï, ruler of Côte d'Ivoire (d. 2002)

Deaths in History

  • John Murray, Canada oceanographer (Challenger), dies at 73