What Happened on April 18, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bill Russell becomes first African American coach in NBA history (Boston Celtics)

Basketball Player Bill Russell
Basketball Player
Bill Russell

Famous Birthdays

  • Chuck Wade, Menomonee Falls Wisc, diver (Olympics 1996)
  • Michelle Chryst, WPVA volleyballer (Santa Cruz-17th-1994)
  • Trine Hattestad, Norwegian athlete
  • Valeri Kamensky, Voskresensk Russia, NHL left wing (Avalanche, Olympic silver 1998)