On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1966

Historical Events

  • The Beatles release their "Yellow Submarine" single and its album "Revolver" in the US

Famous Birthdays

  • Pat Petersen, American actor (Michael-Knots Landing), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Vinny Del Negro, American NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs) and coach (Chicago Bulls), born in Springfield, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Gösta Nystroem, Swedish composer, dies at 75
1966 Highlights

About August 9, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 5 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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