What Happened on January 16, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 13th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 115-108 at Los Angeles

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Khrushchev claims to have a 100-megaton nuclear bomb

Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev
Soviet First Secretary
Nikita Khrushchev

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Tennessee Williams' "Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore" premieres

Playwright Tennessee Williams
Playwright
Tennessee Williams

Famous Birthdays

  • James May, English television presenter

Famous Deaths

  • Gilardo Gilardi, Argentine composer, pianist and conductor (La leyenda del urutaú, Réquiem, Misa de Gloria), dies at 73
  • Ike Quebec, American tenor-saxophone player, dies of cancer at 44