On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1966

Historical Events

  • Baltimore Orioles Roznovsky & B Powell are 4th to hit consecutive pinch HRs
  • KLOC (now KCSO) channel 42 in Charlotte, North Carolina (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacques Brinkman, Dutch field hockey player
  • Shirley Manson, Scottish rock singer (Garbage), born in Edinburgh, Scotland

Famous Deaths

  • Art Baker, TV host (You Asked For It), dies at 67
1966 Highlights

About August 26, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo