On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1966

Historical Events

  • KHET TV channel 11 in Honolulu, HI (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Rolling Stones release "Aftermath"

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrei Olhovskiy, Russian tennis player, born in Moscow, Russia
  • Chai Ling, Chinese dissident (All Girls Allowed) and one of the student leaders of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests, born in Rizhao, Shandong, China
  • Graeme Clark, Scottish bassist (Wet Wet Wet-Angel Eyes, Love is All Around), born in Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland
  • Samantha Karen Fox, East End singer (Touch Me), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Crehan, American actor (The Roaring Twenties, Meeting at Midnight), dies of stroke at 82
1966 Highlights

About April 15, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 7 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries