On This Day

What Happened on April 13, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Pan Am places $525,000,000 order for 25 Boeing 747s

Famous Birthdays

  • Ali Boumnijel, Tunisian football player, born in Menzel Jemil, Tunisia
  • Marc Ford, American musician (The Black Crowes), born in Los Angeles, California

Famous Deaths

  • Abdul Salam Arif, Iraqi politician and President of Iraq (1963-66), killed in a plane crash at 45
  • Georges Duhamel, French author (Vie et aventures de Salavin, 5 vol.), dies at 81