On This Day

What Happened on April 16, 1965

Historical Events

  • Test flight of heavy Saturn S-1C-rocket

Famous Birthdays

  • Caren Kemner, American volleyball outside hitter (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Quincy, Illinois
  • Gerardo [Mej√≠a], Ecuadorian-American rapper, born in Guayaquil
  • Jon Cryer, American actor (Pretty in Pink, Superman IV), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestMartin Lawrence

Martin Lawrence, American comedian (Martin), born in Frankfurt, Germany

Comedian Martin Lawrence
Martin Lawrence
  • Michael Wong Man Tak, Hong Kong-American actor and director, born in Troy, New York
1965 Highlights

About April 16, 1965

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Aries