What Happened on November 1, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Indian Haryana state created from Punjab; Chandigarh terr created
  • NFL awards New Orleans its 16th franchise (All Saints Day)
  • Sandy Koufax becomes 1st 3-time Cy Young Award winner
  • William Dana in X-15 reaches 93 km

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Wells, Yakima WA, pitcher (Seattle Mariners)
  • Danny Everett, 4x400m runner (Olympic-gold-1988)
  • Mary Hansen, Australian guitarist and singer (Stereolab) (d. 2002)
  • Paul Lewis, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-silver-92, 96)
  • Ruud Cabbage, soccer player (FC Twente)
  • Willie D, American hip hop artist, famous for being a member of The Geto Boys