What Happened on January 19, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Indira Gandhi elected India's 4th Prime Minister

4th Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi
4th Prime Minister of India
Indira Gandhi

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Neil Simons, Coleman & Fields' musical "Sweet Charity" premieres

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • Tippett's cantate "Vision of St Augustine" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Young, US baseball pitcher (NY Met, Chicago Cubs)
  • Lena Philipsson, Swedish singer
  • Ronnie Williams, NFL tight end (Miami Dolphins)
  • Stefan Edberg, Swedish tennis player (Wimbledon 1988, US Open 1991), born in Västervik, Sweden
  • Sylvain Cote, Duberger, NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals)