On This Day

What Happened on August 29, 1966

Historical Events

  • Dutch Internal minister Smallenbroek resigns after driving drunk
  • The Beatles' last public concert before a crowd of 25,000, and 7,000 unsold seats, at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Truman, American singer (Diamond Rio - "Meet in the Middle"), born in St. George, Utah

Famous Deaths

  • Sayyid Qutb, Egyptian theoretician (b. 1906)
1966 Highlights

About August 29, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 3 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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