On This Day

What Happened on February 5, 1966

Historical Events

  • BBC opens a relay radio station on Ascension Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Apostolos Nanos, Greek archer, born in Greece
  • José María Olazábal, Spanish golfer (US Masters 1994, 99), born in Hondarribia, Spain
  • Rok Petrovič, Slovenian skier, born in Ljubljana, Slovenia (d. 1993)
1966 Highlights

About February 5, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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