On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1966

Historical Events

  • Gemini 8 launched with Armstrong & Scott, aborted after 6.5 orbits
  • Man From Uncle star David McCallum receives huge welcome in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Catarina Pollini, WNBA forward (Houston Comets)
  • David Nascimento, soccer player (Roda JC/FC Utrecht)
  • Rodney Peete, NFL quarterback (Philadelphia Eagles)
1966 Highlights

About March 16, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces