On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1964

Historical Events

  • Radio CJCX Sydney Nova Scotia (Canada) starts shortwave transmission
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Diana Krall, Canadian Jazz pianist and singer, born in Nanaimo, British Columbia
  • Dwight Gooden, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees, NY Mets), born in Tampa, Florida
  • Harry J. Lennix, American actor
  • Maeve Quinlan, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Hay Malotte, composer, dies at 69
  • John Emery, American actor (Ship Ahoy, Kronos, Mademoiselle Fifi), dies at 59
  • Piet Moeskops, Dutch track cyclist (world sprint champion 1921-24, 26), dies at 71
1964 Highlights

About November 16, 1964

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Scorpio