What Happened on September 9, 1966

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Historical Events

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The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act is signed into law by U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson.

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

Famous Birthdays

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Adam Sandler, actor/comedian (Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, Saturday Night Live), born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Alison Sydor, x-ctry cyclist (Olympics-silver-96), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • David Bennent, Lausanne, actor (Tin Drum, Legend)
  • Georg Hackl, German luger
  • Kevin Hatcher, NHL defenseman (Team USA, Dallas, Pitts), born in Detroit, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Antonio Massana, composer, dies at 76
  • Leon de Smet, Flemish painter, dies at 85
  • Nestor Paiva, actor (3 Stooges in Orbit), dies of cancer at 61