What Happened on November 16, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Dr Sam Sheppard freed by a jury after 9 years in jail

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pirates outfielder Roberto Clemente is named NL MVP

Baseball Player Roberto Clemente
Baseball Player
Roberto Clemente

Famous Birthdays

  • Christian Lorenz, German keyboardist (Rammstein), born in East Berlin, East Germany
  • Dan Nowosielski, fencing epee (Olympics-96), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Dean McDermott, Canadian actor
  • Lisa Brown Miller, ice hockey forward (USA, Oly-98)
  • Tahir Shah, British travel writer and explorer
  • Tammy Lauren, SD California, actress (Angie, Out of the Blue)
  • Tim Scott, Hanford California, pitcher (Montreal Expos)
  • Tricia Cast, Medford NY, actress (Amanda-Bad News Bear, Young & Restless)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Cluny MacPherson, Canadian inventor of the gas mask, dies at 87