What Happened on November 8, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Edward W Brooke (Rep-R-Mass) becomes 1st African American popularly elected to the US Senate

US Senator Edward W. Brooke
US Senator
Edward W. Brooke
  • Frank Robinson selected AL MVP

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Movie actor Ronald Reagan elected Governor of California

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs anti-trust immunity to AFL-NFL merger

36th US President Lyndon B. Johnson
36th US President
Lyndon B. Johnson

Famous Birthdays

  • Gordon Ramsay, British chef and reality television personality
  • Michael Soles, CFL fullback (Montreal Alouettes)
  • Ulrich Cruden, soccer player (NEC)

Famous Deaths

  • Bernhard Zondek, German/Israeli gynaecologist, dies at 75