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  • Croatia
    Friday Mar 16, 1934

    Josip Broz Tito

    Released from jail

    Croatia
    Friday Mar 16, 1934

    After completing the full term of his sentence, he was released, only to be arrested outside the prison gates and taken to Ogulin to serve the four-month sentence he had avoided in 1927. He was finally released from prison on 16 March 1934, but even then he was subject to orders that required him to live in Kumrovec and report to the police daily.




  • Nassau, Bahamas
    Friday Mar 16, 1945

    Edward VIII

    Resignation

    Nassau, Bahamas
    Friday Mar 16, 1945

    He resigned from the post on 16 March 1945.




  • Launch Complex 19 - Titan rocket, Gemini program, Cape Kennedy, Florida, U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 16, 1966

    Neil Armstrong

    The Launching of Gemini 8

    Launch Complex 19 - Titan rocket, Gemini program, Cape Kennedy, Florida, U.S.
    Wednesday Mar 16, 1966

    Gemini 8 launched on March 16, 1966. And Armstrong became the first American civilian in space.




  • Panama
    Wednesday Mar 16, 1988

    Invasion of Panama

    The First Coup attempt

    Panama
    Wednesday Mar 16, 1988

    In March 1988, Noriega's forces resisted an attempted coup against the government of Panama. As relations continued to deteriorate, Noriega appeared to shift his Cold War allegiance towards the Soviet bloc, soliciting and receiving military aid from Cuba, Nicaragua, and Libya. American military planners began preparing contingency plans to invade Panama.




  • Libya
    Monday Mar 16, 1998

    Bin Laden

    First official Interpol arrest warrant

    Libya
    Monday Mar 16, 1998

    On March 16, 1998, Libya issued the first official Interpol arrest warrant against bin Laden and three other people. They were charged for killing Silvan Becker, agent of Germany's domestic intelligence service, the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, in the Terrorism Department, and his wife Vera in Libya on March 10, 1994.




  • Vatican City
    Saturday Mar 16, 2013

    Pope Francis

    The Name

    Vatican City
    Saturday Mar 16, 2013

    At his first audience on 16 March 2013, Francis told journalists that he had chosen the name in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi, and had done so because he was especially concerned for the well-being of the poor.




  • Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Sunday Mar 16, 2014

    Xiaomi

    Redmi Note phablet

    Anningzhuang Rd, Haidian District, Beijing, China
    Sunday Mar 16, 2014

    On 17 March 2014, Redmi Note phablet was announced by Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun.


  • Tokyo, Japan
    Monday Mar 16, 2015

    Nintendo

    DeNA Partnership

    Tokyo, Japan
    Monday Mar 16, 2015

    On 17 March 2015, Nintendo announced a partnership with Japanese mobile developer DeNA to produce games for smart devices. The first of these, Miitomo, was released in March 2016.


  • Kyoto, Japan
    Monday Mar 16, 2015

    Nintendo

    Codename "NX"

    Kyoto, Japan
    Monday Mar 16, 2015

    On 17 March 2015, Nintendo announced a new "dedicated games platform with a brand new concept" with the codename "NX" that would be further revealed in 2016. Reggie Fils-Aimé, president of Nintendo of America, referred to NX as "our next home console" in a June 2015 interview with The Wall Street Journal. In a later article from October 2015, The Wall Street Journal relayed speculation from unnamed inside sources that the NX was intended to feature "industry-leading" hardware specifications and be usable as both a home and portable console. It was also reported that Nintendo had begun distributing software development kits (SDKs) for it to third-party developers, with the unnamed source further speculating that these moves suggested that the company was on track to introduce it as early as 2016.


  • U.S.
    Friday Mar 16, 2018

    Bart Millard

    I Can Only Imagine

    U.S.
    Friday Mar 16, 2018

    Millard's song "I Can Only Imagine" was inspired by his father's death, and was made into a film also titled I Can Only Imagine. The film was released on March 16, 2018.


  • China
    Monday Mar 16, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Infections outside China exceeds China

    China
    Monday Mar 16, 2020

    By 16 March 2020, the total number of cases reported around the world outside China had exceeded that of Mainland China.


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