On This Day

What Happened on January 19, 1966

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Indira Gandhi elected India's 4th Prime Minister

4th Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi
4th Prime Minister of India
Indira Gandhi
  • Tippett's cantate "Vision of St Augustine" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Anthony Young, American baseball pitcher (NY Met, Chicago Cubs), born in Houston, Texas
  • Lena Philipsson, Swedish singer, born in Vetlanda, Sweden
  • Stefan Edberg, Swedish tennis player (6 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Västervik, Sweden
  • Sylvain Cote, Canadian NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals), born in Quebec City, Canada
1966 Highlights

About January 19, 1966

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 54 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Capricorn