On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1966

Historical Events

  • 20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3

Academy Awards

38th Academy Awards: "The Sound of Music", Julie Christie & Lee Marvin win

  • Cleve ties record with 10th straight win since Opening Day
  • OCAM, Common Afro-Mauritian Organization forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Poole, pitcher (Cleveland Indians), born in Rochester, New York

John Daly

John Daly, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1991, British Open 1995), born in Carmichael, California

Too Short

Too Short [Todd Shaw], American rapper, born in South Central Los Angeles, California


Famous Deaths

  • Ralph Bunker, American actor (Ghost Goes West), dies of a stroke at 77
1966 Highlights

About April 28, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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