January 1, 1966 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 12 day transit worker strike shuts down NYC subway
  • All US cigarette packs have to carry "Caution Cigarette smoking may be hazardous to your health"
  • Milt coup by Col Jean-B├ędell Bokassa in Central African Republic

Deaths in History

  • Vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82