On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1966

Historical Events

  • "Greatest Hits" album by The Temptations is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1967)
  • Dr Sam Sheppard freed by a jury after 9 years in jail

Sports History

Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Roberto Clemente is named NL MVP

Famous Birthdays

  • Christian Lorenz, German keyboardist (Rammstein), born in East Berlin, East Germany
  • Dan Nowosielski, fencing epee (Olympics 1996), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Dean McDermott, Canadian actor
  • Tahir Shah, British travel writer and explorer
  • Tammy Lauren, actress (Angie, Out of the Blue), born in San Diego, California
  • Tim Scott, pitcher (Montreal Expos), born in Hanford, California
  • Tricia Cast, Medford NY, actress (Amanda-Bad News Bear, Young & Restless)

Famous Deaths

Cluny MacPherson

Cluny MacPherson, Canadian inventor of the gas mask, dies at 87

1966 Highlights

About November 16, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 55 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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