On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1959

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Sound of Music" musical by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II first opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater, NYC, for 1443 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Bert Cameron, Spanish Town Jamaica, 4X400m relayer (Olympic silver 1988)
  • Corey Pavin, American golfer (US Open 1995; 15 PGA Tour titles), born in Oxnard, California