On This Day

What Happened on January 24, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 117 passengers are killed after an Air India Boeing-707 plane crashes into Mont Blanc, France
  • WDIO TV channel 10 in Duluth, MN (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimeoin, Northern Irish comedian
  • Mike Forgeron, Main-A-Dieu Nova Scotia, rower (Olympics 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Homi J. Bhabha, Indian physicist (b. 1909)