On This Day

What Happened on October 16, 1992

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Gilligan's Island" TV pilot filmed in 1964 is 1st shown on TV (TBS)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1,700th David Letterman Show

Comedian and Television Host David Letterman
Comedian and Television Host
David Letterman

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryce Harper, American baseball player (Washington Nationals), born in Las Vegas, Nevada

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Author J. K. Rowling (27) weds Portuguese television journalist Jorge Arantes

Novelist J. K. Rowling
J. K. Rowling

Famous Deaths

Person of interestShirley Booth

Shirley Booth, actress (Hazel), dies of natural causes at 94

Actress Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth