What Happened on April 3, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Venice Ladies Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Mickey Wright
LPGA Golfer
Mickey Wright
  • Soviet Luna 10 completes its first orbit of the Moon
  • Tom Seaver signs with the Mets for a reported $50,000 bonus

Famous Birthdays

  • Bo Orlando, NFL safety (San Diego Chargers, Cincinnati Bengals)
  • John de Vries, Australian racing driver
  • Mina Tominaga, Japanese seiyu (voice actress)
  • Shelley Michelle, actress (Golden Eye), born in Hollywood, California

Famous Deaths

  • Battista Farina, Italian automobile designer and founder of Pininfarina company, dies at 72
  • Russel Crouse, US stagewriter (Life with Father), dies at 73