August 10, 1966 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • 1st lunar orbiter launched by US
  • Daylight meteor seen from Utah to Canada. Only known case of a meteor entering Earth's atmosphere & leaving it again

Deaths in History

  • Felix A Vening Meinesz, geophysicist (black force), dies at 79
  • Jacobus C Bloem, poet (Cinders), dies