On This Day

What Happened on April 28, 1966

Historical Events

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

Film tv awardsAcademy 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

Person of interestJohn Daly

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

Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion John Daly
Golfer and Two-Time Major Champion
John Daly
  • 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? 54 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Taurus