On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1967

Day of the Week: Thursday

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
  • Robert Massey, NFL cornerback (Arizona Cardinals, Detroit Lions)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Hairdresser Vidal Sassoon
Vidal Sassoon

Famous Deaths

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