On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 1966

Historical Events

  • Last Beatle concert tour of US begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Antonio Goss, NFL linebacker (SF 49ers)
  • 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? 53 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo