On This Day

What Happened on December 20, 1966

Historical Events

  • NBA awards Seattle Supersonics a franchise for 1967-68 season
  • Nuclear Planning Group forms in Brussels
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Robinson, American rocker (Black Crowes-Shake Your Money Maker), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Ed de Goey, Dutch soccer goalie (Feyenoord), born in Gouda, South Holland
  • Matt Neal, British motor racing driver, born in Stourbridge, United Kingdom
  • Myrra Malmberg, Swedish singer, born in Farsta, Stockholm
  • Paul Ritter [Simon Paul Adams], British actor (Friday Night Dinner; Chernobyl; Quantum of Solace), born in Gravesend, Kent, England (d. 2021)
  • Tim Hauck, NFL safety and coach (Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks), born in Butte, Montana
1966 Highlights

About December 20, 1966

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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