On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1966

Historical Events

  • 1st US lunar orbiter begins orbiting Moon
  • Cleveland Stadium's 1st rock concert is held, featuring Beatles

Famous Birthdays

  • David Hallyday, French singer-songwriter and actor (He's My Girl), born in Boulougne, France

Halle Berry

Halle Berry, American actress (X-Men: The Last Stand: Monsters Ball), born in Cleveland, Ohio

  • Karl Petter L√łken, Norwegian footballer, born in Karlskoga, Sweden

Famous Deaths

  • Tip Snooke, South African cricket all-rounder and captain (26 Tests 1905-23, 35 wickets), dies at 85
1966 Highlights

About August 14, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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