On This Day: August 16th
This is 229th day of the year and 137 days remain in the year.
The original Siamese twins, Eng and Chang, arrived in Boston.
Elvis Presley died at Graceland, his Memphis,Tenn., home, from heart failure at age 42.
August 16 BirthdaysMenachem Begin1913–92, Zionist leader and Israeli prime minister (1977–83), born in Russia.
Frank Giffordfootball player
Charles Bukowskifiction writer
Suzanne Farrellballet dancer
George Meanylabor leader
Madonnapop singer and actress