On This Day

What Happened on February 20, 1966

Historical Events

  • Author Valery Tarsis banished in USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Britt Hager, NFL linebacker (Philadelphia Eagles, Denver Broncos, St Louis Rams), born in Odessa, Texas
  • Cecilia Cummins, Clintwood Va, 5th of 5 siblings born on 2/20
  • Cindy Crawford, Dekalb Ill, supermodel (Sports Illustrated Swimsuit)
  • Dennis Allen Mitchell, Cherry Point NC, 100m/200m (Olympic silver 1996)
  • Derek Lilliquist, American baseball pitcher (Cleveland Indians, Atl Braves)

Famous Deaths

Chester Nimitz

Chester Nimitz, American admiral who commanded the US Pacific fleet in World War II, dies at 80

US Admiral Chester Nimitz
US Admiral
Chester Nimitz
1966 Highlights

About February 20, 1966

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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