On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • KCOY TV channel 12 in Santa Maria, CA (CBS) begins broadcasting

Event of interestEvent of Interest

LBJ asks Congress to pass Economic Opportunity Act as part of his War on Poverty

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Paul Hornung & Alex Karras reinstated in NFL after 1 year suspension

Famous Birthdays

  • Gore Verbinski, American movie director
  • Pascal Richard, Swiss cyclist
  • Patty Griffin, American singer and songwriter

Famous Deaths

  • Nicholas Joy, French actor (Gentleman's Agreement, Desk Set, Boss Lady), dies at 80