On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1966

Historical Events

  • The Beatles arrive in New York

Famous Birthdays

  • GZA [Gary Grice], American rapper (Wu-Tang Clan), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Mark Michaels, heavy metal guitarist (Teach Yourself Rhythm Guitar)
  • Rob Witschge, Dutch soccer star (Ajax/Feyenoord), born in Amsterdam

Famous Deaths

  • Apolinary Szeluto, Polish pianist and composer, dies at 82
1966 Highlights

About August 22, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 55 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

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