On This Day

What Happened on February 18, 1966

Buried at Sea: The Casket That Carried JFK

Famous Birthdays

  • Guy Ferland, American television director, born in Beverly, Massachusetts
  • Kris King, Canadian NHL left wing (Winnipeg Jets), born in Hornepayne, Canada
  • Phillip De Freitas, English cricket fast bowler (44 Tests, 140 wickets, 4 x 50; 103 ODIs, 115 wickets; Derbyshire, Leicestershire), born in Scotts Head, Dominica

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP), dies at 94
  • Casimir von Paszthory, composer, dies at 79
  • Grigori Grigoyevich Nelyubov, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 31
  • Robert Rossen, American screenwriter, producer, and director (b. 1908)
1966 Highlights

About February 18, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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