On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 1966

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio Goss, American NFL linebacker, 1989-96, 2X Superbowl winner (San Francisco 49ers), born in Randleman, North Carolina
  • Nigel Martyn, English soccer goalkeeper (23 caps; Crystal Palace, Leeds, Everton), born in St Austell, Cornwall

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Nelson, English politician and civil servant (head of the Special Operations Executive, 1940-42), dies at 83
1966 Highlights

About August 11, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 5 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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