December 16, 1965 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • Gemini 6 returns to Earth
  • Pioneer 6 launched into solar orbit
  • Taufa'ahau Tupou IV becomes King of Tonga

Birthdays in History

  • Cynthia Lynne White, Miss Oklahoma-America (1991-top 10), born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • Melanie Sloan, American attorney

Deaths in History

  • William Somerset Maugham, English author (Razor's Edge), dies at 91