What Happened on September 5, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

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Jerry Lewis' 1st Muscular Dystrophy Labor Day telethon raises $1 million

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
  • WRLK TV channel 35 in Columbia, SC (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Achero Mañas, Spanish actor and film director
  • Milinko Pantić, retired Serbian footballer
  • Simone Jacobs, England, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-bronze-1984)

Famous Deaths

  • Dezső Lauber, Hungarian athlete (b. 1879)