On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Dow-Jones Index hits record 995 points
  • UK Government announces construction of a nuclear reactor on the North coast of Scotland

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Roocroft, opera singer
  • Ellen van Langen, Dutch athlete
  • Harald Eia, Norwegian TV - comedian

Famous Deaths

  • Sophie Tucker [Kalish] "last of the red hot mammas", Russian-born American singer/actress (My Yiddish Mama), dies at 79