Reba McEntire dedicated her sixteenth album, For My Broken Heart,
to her deceased road band, who were killed in a plane crash on this day in 1991. Released in October 1991, it contained songs
of sorrow and lost love. Reba won the AMA Favorite Country Album Award in 1993.
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
The Holidays and Observances, Healthy Diet Habits Tip of the Day for March 16, is some information about Processed Foods information from Kerry, at Healthy Diet Habits. Processed foods are NOT a healthy diet habit! If you are eating for health, limit them! March is National Nutrition Month, which is designed to focus attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. Find out more about Processed Foods.
This Day in History
1521 – Ferdinand Magellan reaches the Philippines
1802 - Law signed to establish West Point, the US Military Academy in New York
1861 - Arizona Territory votes to leave the Union
1881 - Barnum & Bailey Circus debuts
1882 - US Senate ratifies treaty establishing the Red Cross
1915 - Federal Trade Commission organizes
1916 - US & Canada sign migratory bird treaty
1934 - Congress passes Migratory Bird Conservation Act
1935 - Hitler orders German rearmament, violating the Versailles Treaty
1939 - Germany occupies Czechoslovakia
1945 – The Battle of Iwo Jima ended (World War II), but small pockets of Japanese resistance persisted
1955 - President Eisenhower upholds the use of atomic weapons in case of war
1968 - Robert Kennedy announces presidential campaign
1988 – Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North and Vice Admiral John Poindexter are indicted on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States
1995 – Mississippi formally ratifies the Thirteenth Amendment, becoming the last state to approve the abolition of slavery
2006 - The United Nations General Assembly votes to establish the UN Human Rights Council
This Day in Music
1964 - Advance sales of the Beatles, Can't Buy Me Love, of over 2 million, set a U.S. record
1965 - The Rolling Stones', The Last Time hits #1 in the U.K.
1974 - Barbra Steisand's, The Way We Were album, hits #1
2010 - Abba, Genesis, and The Hollies were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
This Day in Sports
1876 - Nelly Saunders & Rose Harland fight the 1st female boxing match in New York
1991 - Worlds Ladies Figure Skating Championship in Munich won by Kristi Yamaguchi
1994 - Tonya Harding pleads guilty to felony attack on Nancy Kerrigan
1996 - Mike Tyson TKOs Frank Bruno in 3rd round to gain Heavyweight title
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. (law) To cause injuries or loss to.
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