Historical Events on September 12, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Monkees" premieres on NBC-TV

Sport awardTennis Open

80th U.S. Women's National Championship: Maria Bueno beats Nancy Richey (6-3, 6-1)

Tennis Champion Maria Bueno
Tennis Champion
Maria Bueno
Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion Nancy Richey
Tennis Player and Two-Time Major Champion
Nancy Richey
  • 86th U.S. Men's National Championship: Fred Stolle beats John Newcombe (4-6, 12-10, 6-3, 6-4)
  • Gemini XI (Charles Conrad & R Gordon) launched for 71-hour flight
  • KPNE TV channel 9 in North Platte, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor Mich begins teaching
  • WCES TV channel 20 in Wrens, GA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • WUSF TV channel 16 in Tampa-St Petersburg, FL (PBS) 1st broadcast