On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1967

Historical Events

  • Red Ruffing selected to Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

  • John Valentin, infielder (Boston Red Sox), born in Mineola, New York
  • Keith Gretzky, former hockey player; brother of Wayne Gretzky

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Hairdresser and businessman Vidal Sassoon (39) weds actress Beverly Adams (21)

Hairdresser Vidal Sassoon
Hairdresser
Vidal Sassoon

Famous Deaths

  • Smiley Burnette, cowboy (Charlie-Petticoat Junction), dies at 55
1967 Highlights

About February 16, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aquarius