What Happened on April 26, 1966

Historical Events

  • An earthquake of magnitude 7.5 destroys Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • International Olympic Committee votes to award German city of Munich the right to host the 1972 Summer Olympic Games

Red Auerbach Retires

Red Auerbach retires as Boston Celtic's coach

1966 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrea Temesvári, Hungarian tennis star (1985 US Clay Courts), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Yoshihiro Togashi, Japanese Manga artist who created YuYu Hakusho, born in Shinjō, Yamagata, Japan
Born in 1966

About April 26, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Good Lovin' - The Young Rascals
  • UK #1 Song: You Don't Have To Say You Love Me - Dusty Springfield