What Happened on August 2, 1966

Historical Events

  • Radio Vila (New Hebrides) begins transmitting

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Wanag, American judoka (Olympic-92), born in Wilton, Connecticut
  • Tim Wakefield [Timothy Stephen], American baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox-1995 AL Comeback Player of the Year), born in Melbourne, Florida
Born in 1966
1966 Highlights

About August 2, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 1 month and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Wild Thing - The Troggs
  • UK #1 Song: With A Girl Like You - Troggs