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 This day in History - August 16
378 Historic Events for August 16
1963

Scott Dunlap, Pittsburgh PA, Canadian Tour golfer (1995 S Afr Masters)

Birth
1964

Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Omaha Jaycee Golf Open Invitational

Event
1964

St Louis Card Curt Flood gets 8 straight hits in a doubleheader

Event
1964

Jack Pennick, actor (Lady From Louisiana), dies at 68

Death
1964

Jimmy Arias, Buffalo NY, tennis player (US Davis Cup team)

Birth
1964

Nigel Redman, English rugby international player

Birth
1965

Brian McDonough, Long Beach Calif, points cyclist (Olympics-19th-96)

Birth
1965

Eric van der Luer, soccer player (Roda JC)

Birth
1965

Todd McNair, NFL running back/kick returner (Houston Oilers)

Birth
1965

Xavier Hernandez, Port Arthur TX, pitcher (Houston Astros)

Birth
1965

Vasily Petrovich Shirinsky, composer, dies at 64

Death
1965

AFL awards its 1st expansion franchise (Miami Dolphins)

Event
1966

Jack Mather, actor (Cisco Kid), dies of heart attack at 58

Death
1966

Terry Shumpert, Paducah KY, infielder (Chic Cubs)

Birth
1966

Rosey Edeh, London England, Canadian 400m hurdler (Olympics-4-92, 96)

Birth
1966

Ed Olczyk, Chicago, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)

Birth
1967

Matt Vanderbeek, NFL linebacker (Washington Redskins)

Birth
1967

Bret Barberie, Long Beach CA, infielder (Chic Cubs)

Birth
1967

Cin Red Jim Maloney retires 19 Pirates, then gets injured and leaves

Event
1967

WFIQ TV channel 36 in Florence, AL (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1968

Luis Gianneo, composer, dies at 71

Death
1968

Donovan Leitch Jr, actor/musician (I Shot Andy Warhol)

Birth
1968

Eric Jonassen, offensive linesman (Arizona Cardinals)

Birth
1969

WATL TV channel 36 in Atlanta, GA begins broadcasting

Event
1969

Russ Bender, actor/writer (Air Patrol, Strangler), dies at 59

Death