Historical Events for 16th March 2019

1861 – Edward Clark became Governor of Texas, replacing Sam Houston, who is evicted from the office for refusing to take an oath of loyalty to the Confederacy (US Civil War)
1920 – 1 Acre Park also known as Baby Park in the Bronx renamed Melrose Park
1961 – 18th Golden Globes: “Spartacus”, Burt Lancaster, and Greer Garson win
1969 – Boston Bruins scores a NHL record 8 goals in 1 period
1971 – 13th Grammy Awards: Bridge over Troubled Water, Carpenters win
1975 – “Lieutenant” closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 9 performances
1992 – Matt Keough, in the dugout, is hit flush in the head by a batted ball
1995 – Manhattan upsets 4th seeded Oklahoma 77-67
1997 – NJ Devils’ Dave Andreychuk is 26th NHL to score 500 goals
2005 – Israel officially hands over Jericho to Palestinian control.

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