What Happened on January 24, 1966

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, born in Royal Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
  • Mike Forgeron, Canadian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Main-a-dieu, Canada
Born in 1966

Famous Deaths

  • Homi J. Bhabha, Indian nuclear physicist, dies at 56

About January 24, 1966

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 57 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: We Can Work It Out - The Beatles
  • UK #1 Song: Michelle - Overlanders