On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1966

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Single

Jimi Hendrix Experience releases its 1st single, "Hey Joe," in the UK

Rock Guitarist Jimi Hendrix
Rock Guitarist
Jimi Hendrix
  • The Beatles release "Everywhere it's Christmas" in UK

Famous Birthdays

  • Clifford Robinson, NBA center (Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers)
  • Dennis Wise, English footballer
1966 Highlights

About December 16, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius