On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1966

Historical Events

Music Single

David Bowie releases his 1st single "Can't Help Thinking About Me"

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
David Bowie

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel J. Schneider, American actor (Dennis-Head of the Class), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Matt Brock, American NFL defensive end (NY Jets), born in Ogden, Utah

Famous Deaths

  • Bill Carr, American athlete (2 Olympic gold 1932), dies at 56
  • Sergei Korolev, Soviet Russian rocket engineer & spacecraft designer (Sputnik; Voskhod), dies during surgery at 59
1966 Highlights

About January 14, 1966

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 9 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn