What Happened on August 23, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Lunar Orbiter 1 takes 1st photograph of Earth from Moon

Famous Birthdays

  • Laura Richmond, Fort Dix NJ, playmate (Sep, 1988)
  • Rhonda Cator, Australia, badminton player (Olympics-96)
  • Rik Smits, NBA center (Indiana Pacers)

Famous Deaths

  • Francis Xavier Bushman, actor (Ben-Hur), dies at 83