What Happened on December 10, 1966

Historical Events

  • Israeli Shmuel Yosef Agnon wins Nobel Prize for literature
  • Nobel Prize in chemistry awarded to Robert S. Mulliken

Famous Birthdays

  • Mel Rojas, MLB pitcher (Montreal Expos), born in Haina, Dominican Republic
  • Norberto Martin, baseball infielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Boris Koutzen, Russian violinist, composer & educator, dies at 65

About December 10, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 56 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Good Vibrations - The Beach Boys
  • UK #1 Song: Green Green Grass Of Home - Tom Jones