On This Day

What Happened on December 22, 1966

Historical Events

  • WCVW TV channel 57 in Richmond, VA (PBS) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Dmitry Bilozerchev, Soviet/Russian gymnast, born in Moscow, Russia
  • Marcel "Schmier" Schirmer, German singer and bassplayer (Destruction), born in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Famous Deaths

Person of interestLucy Burns

Lucy Burns, American suffragist (National Woman's Party) and women's rights advocate, dies at 87

Suffragist Lucy Burns
Lucy Burns

1966 Highlights

About December 22, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn