On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1965

Historical Events

  • Venera 3 launched, 1st to land on another planet (crashes into Venus)
  • Walt Disney launches Epcot Center: Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow

Famous Birthdays

  • Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Italian-French actress, screenwriter and film director (A Castle in Italy, Normal People), born in Turin, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander King, author (Jack Paar Show), dies at 66
  • Harry Blackstone Sr., American magician, dies at 80
  • William Thomas Cosgrave, President of the Irish Free State, dies at 85
1965 Highlights

About November 16, 1965

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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