On This Day

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

Famous Deaths

  • Boris Koutzen, Russian violinist, composer & educator, dies at 65
1966 Highlights

About December 10, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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