On This Day

What Happened on August 16, 1966

Famous Birthdays

  • Ed Olczyk, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Rosey Edeh, Canadian 400m hurdler (Olympics-4-92, 96), born in London, England
  • Terry Shumpert, infielder (Chicago Cubs), born in Paducah, Kentucky

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Mather, actor (Cisco Kid), dies of heart attack at 58
1966 Highlights

About August 16, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 1 month and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo