16 March – This Day in History

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On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 16th March. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days:

Important Events:

  • 1992: Satyajit Ray, who was awarded the Oscar prize.
  • 2001: Nelson Mandela awarded by the Gandhi Peace Prize

Birthday / Anniversary:

  • 1910 – Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi, Indian-English cricketer and politician, 8th Nawab of Pataudi (d. 1952)
  • 1936 – Bhaskar Chandavarkar – Music composer (died July 26, 2009)
  • 1921 – Fahad – King of Saudi Arabia (Death: 1 August 2008)
  • 1901 – P. B. Gajendragadkar- 7th Chief Justice of India (Death: 12 June 1981)

Death / Death Anniversary:

  • 1945 – Ganesh Damodar Sawarkar
  • 2007 –  Manjurul Islam- Cricketer Of Bangladesh

 

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