Historical Events on October 1st, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Newspaper magnate Thomson purchases "The Times"
  • WAEO (now WJFW) TV channel 12 in Rhinelander, WI (NBC) begins
  • West Coast Airlines Flight 956 crashes with eighteen fatal injuries and no survivors 5.5 miles south of Wemme, Oregon. This accident marks the first loss of a DC-9.