On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1966

Historical Events

  • South African Broadcasting bans Beatles (Lennon's anti-Jesus remark)

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Eubank, English boxer
  • John Hudek, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Ed "Strangler" Lewis, American professional wrestler, dies at 75
  • Pierre Charles, Belgian heavyweight boxer, dies at 63
1966 Highlights

About August 8, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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