On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1943

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Tamiami Champion" (New York to Florida) trains collide, kills 73 & injures 200

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony 'Tony' Hicks, Nelson Lancashire, British rock guitarist (The Hollies)
  • Steven Bochco, American television showrunner, producer, and writer (Murder in the First, Hill St Blues, LA Law, St Elsewhere, NYPD Blue), born in NYC< New York (d. 2018)
  • Steven Bocho, American TV producer, co-creator of Hill Street Blues, LA Law, NYPD Blue, born in New York City (d. 2018)